Dilek Mayatürk, born 1986 in Istanbul, studied sociology in Istanbul and Klagenfurt. She has worked as a documentary filmmaker and producer for IZ TV and the BBC, among others. In 2014 her first volume of poetry “Cesaret Koleksiyonu” (“Courage collection”) was published. In September 2020 her second volume of poetry “Brache” will be published by Hanser Berlin in German and Turkish. She has received several awards for her poems in Turkey. She lives and works in Berlin.
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