Asli Erdogan

Asli Erdogan

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Asli Erdogan is a prize-winning Turkish writer, human rights activist.
Born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1967, she graduated from Robert College in 1983 and the Computer Engineering Department of Boğaziçi University in 1988, and then received an MSc in physics from Boğaziçi University.
She writes novels in Turkish and also works as columnist for Özgür Gündem and former columnist for the newspaper
Radikal.
2012, at the invitation of the Literaturhaus Zürich and the PWG Foundation, Erdoğan was Zürich's "writer in residence", and in 2016,
she was a writer-in-resident for the ICORN in Kraków, Poland.
Her work includes:


Novels:


Kabuk Adam (Crust Man)
Kirmizi Pelerinli Kent (The City in Crimson Cloak)
The Stone Building and Other Places


Stories:


The Final Farewell Note
Mucizevi Mandarin (Miraculous Mandarin)
Wooden Birds


Asli Erdogan was awarded numerous prizes including third prize in the 1990 Yunus Nadi Writing Competition, first prize from Deutsche Welle radio in a 1997 competition...


Credit photo: Hürriyet Daily News

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