Parveen Shakir was born on November 24, 1952 at Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. She was died on December 26, 1994 at the age of 42 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Parveen Shakir first book, Khushbu, was awarded the Adamjee Award later, she got the Pride of Performance Award in 1990.A Trust was established by her close friend, Parveen Qadir Agha. The Parveen Shakir Trust got "Aks-e-Khushbo" award.
Her Poetry book were Khushbu (1976) - Fragrance, Sad E barg (1980) - Marsh Marigold, Khud-kalaami (1990) - Talking to the Self, Inkaar (1990) - Refusal, Maah-e-Tamaam (1994) - Full Moon, Kaf-e-Aaina - The Edge of the Mirror. her Prose book was Gosha-e-Chashm - The Sight Corner.