Hayatullah Ansari was an Indian author Journalist and politician. After schooling he joined the Aligarh Muslim University where he got his bachelor's degree. In Aligarh he came in contact with the progressive writer's Movement. He was influenced by then and this is reflected in his short stories which reflect his socialist bent of mind. He was accepted as a reputable short story writer of Urdu
رفعت مالک. (2017) حیات اللہ انصاری کی افسانہ نگاری, Bazyaft, Vol 30- 31, Issue 2 .