Muhammad Shanazar, First Vice President of the World Nations Writers’ Union
Muhammad Shanazar is a poet, translator, public figure, Associate Professor of English, Honorary Doctor of Degree in Peace and Humanities, Nominee for the nomination “Nobel Prize in Literature 2015”, member of the World Nations Writers’ Union in Kazakhstan, First Vice President of the World Nations Writers’ Union.
Muhammad Shanazar is Associate Professor in English Language and Literature, he was born at a village Saib, Tehsil Gujar Khan, District Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on 25th Nov. 1960. In his childhood he did all odd works like ploughing field, harvesting crops, gathering fodder, cutting wood for fuel, building fences, grazing cattle etc. He had keen interest in getting education and his hard work that led him to the height of success. After having done Master in English Literature, he served for three years in Police Department as constable and later on got an opportunity in Higher Education Department.
He emerged as a poet and translator in the world and got more than 30 international awards from different literary organizations of the world like Poet of Universal Inspiration, World Icon of Peace, The International Best Translator, 1st Four Stars Ambassador in the World, Extraordinary Ambassador for Gratis Culture, Poet of the World, Cross for Peace, Cross for Literature, Pride of Pakistan, Herbert Macaulay Award, nominee for the Noble Prize in Literature 2015, and several other accolades. He has been conferred upon Honourary Doctorate in Peace and Humanitarian Education conferred by Instituto Edjucando Brazil.
He has been awarded The Literaturnost Gold Award 2017 by Philosophique Poetica on account of high level dedication to literature. World Nations Writers’ Union, Kazakhstan awarded him two titles in the year 2017, World Laureate in Literature and Pride of the Globe. His poems have been published in many world anthologies. He has authored four books of poetry ‘Gems’, ‘The Cold Stars’, ‘The Dance of Darkness’, and ‘Tears of History’, besides, his translated books from Urdu into English are: The Alien Eyes’, ‘Wrist in the Clutches of Death’ ‘A Tempest In Silence’ ‘Sugar Coated’, ‘Symphony and Other Poems’, ‘Snowy Sunlight’, ‘The Burning Roses’, ‘The Coin of Death’, and ‘Withering Dreams’ . He also has translated individual poems, articles and short stories, their number may exceed more than 1000. He is a life time member of IPTRC China and International Writer Association (IWA), USA, which is a UNESCO recognized body. He is a member of Editorial Advisory Board of Sahitya Anand and 2nd Secretary General of World Union of Poets, Italy. He writes against war, he wishes to see the world sans nuclear and conventional weapons.