Javaid Anwar is a Kashmiri poet, drama critic and theatre worker. He writes in Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi and English languages.
Javaid Anwar has worked as a language teacher and has experience of teaching English Literature in one of a well known degree colleges in Jammu and Kashmir.
He has done his Bachelors degree from Bamina Degree College Srinagar, his Masters in English from Kashmir University. Javaid is currently working on his thesis for doctorate at Aligarh Muslim University. He has participated and presented research papers in various national and international seminars and conferences.
Javaid is one of the executive body members of Gulshan Cultural Forum Kashmir (a group of writers, and theatre theatre activists) and sub editor of GCF's literary journal Firyaad. He is also a good translator of literary works. He has translated poems and short stories from english and Hindi into Kashmiri.