Abbas Zaidi has taught linguistics, journalism, and academic writing at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales, and Western Sydney University. He has also worked as a sub-editor, columnist, and editor with a national daily in Lahore. He is the author of Two and a Half Words and Other Stories, Language Shift: Sociolinguistic Lives of Two Punjabi Generations in Brunei Darussalam and The Infidels of Mecca. He is an editor-contributor to Faith-Based Violence and Deobandi Militancy in Pakistan, and is writing another book titled The Virtuous City.
The Infidels of Mecca