Qaisar Bashir is a Kashmiri poet, translator, and reviewer from Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has a master’s degree in English Literature from Kashmir University. His first poetry collection The Cry of Wounded Souls was published in 2019. Once Upon A Time (2017) is his translation of Akh Dour a Kashmiri novel by Bansi Nirdoush. He has widely has published in reputed journals such as The Criterion, Langlit, Muse India, Setumag, Inverse journal and Kashmir Lit. Crimson Metaphors is his second poetry collection.