Khalid Mukhtar spends most of his free time writing classical poetry or experimenting with traditional forms and meters. In addition to poetry, he is an aspiring novelist, having completed two unpublished manuscripts of fiction drama. He is presently working on his third novel, which is gradually shaping up to be a work of fantasy fiction/adventure. You can follow his progress on his blog at khamuk.com.
Khalid lives in suburban Chicago with his wife and four children.