Nida Mahmoed

Poet / Author / Digital Innovator

About Nida

Pakistan based first feminist English published poet & first Muslim poetess, who did poetry against Taliban’s misogyny.

Nida Mahmoed is the author of Broken Women of the Mountains, Movement or Belief and these days working on her debut full poetry collection. She got fame for her poetry against honor killing and Taliban which is really courageous act for a young woman in Pakistan. Nida is also an Internet Entrepreneur, Marketing and Business strategist.
Nida has been nominated for The Freedom Plow Award for Poetry and Activism in 2017. She has been mentioned twice in the Art & Literature category in The News. Her poem Women and Swat Valley was earlier nominated for the Button poetry video contest 2016. Nida Mahmoed's poem “Honor Killing” was mentioned in UDHR Project by United Nations.

The Sultan Saga

Nida Mahmoed presents The Sultan Saga, Urdu storytelling series. This dastangoi series is utterly take you in the era of magical & mughals times.

Catch Me Live

Listen storytelling, poetry, and many more in Nida Mahmoed's style only on Efflux Plus.


Nida Mahmoed presents Politico which is the short speech political issues based radio show, one of the first as this genre in Pakistan.

Movement or Belief

This book is drawing upon event of Lawyers Movement Pakistan; pain of detained, constant struggle against injustice and enormity of dictatorship. Nida Mahmoed has culminated all the struggle into poetry.

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