Canan Marasligil

Canan Marasligil

Canan (pronounced Janan) is a freelance writer, literary translator, editor and curator based in Amsterdam. She works internationally in English, French, Turkish, Dutch and Spanish. She specialises in contemporary Turkish literature as well as in comics. Her interest is in challenging official narratives and advocating freedom of expression through a wide range of creative projects and activities. Canan has worked with cultural organisations across wider Europe and has participated in a range of residencies, including the Free Word Centre in London (2013), WAAW in Senegal (2015), Copenhagen University (2015) and La Contre Allée in Lille (2017). She explores languages in urban spaces through her ongoing project "City in Translation".

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