CAGLA MEKNUZE

Çağla Meknuze graduated from Izmir Private Tevfik Fikret Highschool (2003) and Galatasaray University Communication Faculty (2007). Between the years 2008-2011, she served as a reporter, editor and producer for NTV. She was invited to participate in the group exhibition Young, New, Different in 2014 at Gallery Zilberman. Her poem series The Body of Ave was awarded the 2015 Varlık Magazine Yaşar Nabi Nayır Youth Award and has been published as a book. Her poems have been published in many literary magazines both in Turkey and abroad, including the 2017-2018 World Poetry Almanac spanning 100 poets from 70 countries. She also participated in Arts and Culture Writing Workshop held by the British Council and Mixer art gallery on the occasion of the 15th Istanbul Biennial. She lives and works in Istanbul. The festivals she particiated in include the 2nd International Nilüfer Poetry Festival, the 2nd Offline Istanbul International Poetry Festival, and the 11th International Istanbul Poetry & Literature Festival. Her poetry is also available in English, Dutch, Croatian, and Kurdish.