Two Pashto Short Stories by Abdul Wakil Sulamal Shinwari Translated by Noorullah Atal



The present work presents two translation of short stories by Abdul Wakil Sulamal Shinwari. 

Abdul Wakil Sulamal was born in Haska Maina district of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in 1964. He completed his elementary and secondary education in Jalalabad, and was then sent for higher education to the former Soviet Union. Sulamal obtained his masters degree in Military Pedagogy from the Soviet Union, then returned to Afghanistan in 1989, where he worked as an instructor in various military institutes of the Ministry of Defense. In 1994 he began work as a journalist with the “Writers Union of Free Afghanistan” in Peshawar. In 1995 he quit this job and emigrated to the Slovak Republic, and later on moved to the United Kingdom. He has written a number of academic, analytical, and research articles; and political and literary essays, which have been published in various journals in and outside of Afghanistan.


AfghanistanAbdul Wakil SulamalModern Afghan Literature
  • Year: 2017
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Page/Article: 96-104
  • DOI: 10.18573/j.2017.10131
  • Published on 4 Apr 2017