Nilay Özer 
Author

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sisli kır التركية

الترجمات: de

to poem

buldum ölenlerin gözlüklerinden bir dağ التركية

ey külünden doğmanın ve acının yeraltı التركية

tapıncak التركية

الترجمات: en

to poem

kafe kozmopolit التركية

الترجمات: de

to poem

incir çatlatan التركية

الترجمات: en

to poem

Nilay Özer 
Author

Foto © Mirko Lux
* 06.03.1976, Istanbul, تركيا
يعيش في: Istanbul, تركيا

An Istanbul born and raised poet, Nilay Özer graduated from Kandilli Kız Lisesi and studied biology teaching and primary teaching at Marmara University. After she worked as an elementary school teacher for two years she received her MA degree from Bilkent University, Department of Turkish Literature with her thesis about the form-content opposition in Turgut Uyar’s book entitled Divan. She received her PhD from the same department in 2012 with her dissertation titled “Images in Nâzım Hikmet’s Human Landscapes From My Country: Society, History and Cinema”. She has been teaching Turkish, Creative Writing and modern Turkish Literature in major universities and attained different workshops and gatherings about literature in various NGO’s and instutions since 2008.

 Foto © Mirko Lux
Following her early poems published in various literary magazines including Varlık, Adam Sanat in 1995, her first book titled Zamana Dağılan Nar, was published in 1999. She received the Cemal Süreya Poetry Award in 2004 with her second book titled Ol!.. Her third book Korkuluklara Giysi Yardımı was published in 2015. Nilay Özer’s literature for children has been published by Yapı Kredi Yayınları including Meşe Palamudu Macanda (2015), Uçan Kaçan Bir Pijama Öyküsü (2016), Yara Bandı Fabrikası (2016), Üç Ejder Masalı (2017).