A Toronto based author. Holder of a bachelors’ degree in journalism. Worked for various national newspapers and national news channels as a reporter, editor and editor-in-chief in Turkey for over 15 years. Currently works as a social media analyst for an IT company. Humber College Creative Writing Program alumni. Author of the novel Love After You Have Gone (In English and Turkish). Winner of 2018 PEN Canada-Humber College Scholarship Program and 2019 Diaspora Dialogues Longterm Mentorship Program. A member of PEN Canada, PEN America and The Writers’ Union of Canada.


Deligoz, Onder. (2017). Love After You Have Gone. [Turkish: Senden Sonra Ask]. Bookcity.


Deligoz, Onder. (2023, May 23). The Body Bag. [a poem]. Blood and Bourbon, 12: 230

Deligoz, Onder.(2021, Oct 1st) “Don’t Surrender” [short fiction]. Unmute Magazine, Fall 2021 Edition

Deligoz, Onder. (2021). Forbidden Voice [short fiction]. Blood & Bourbon, 7: 152-162

Deligoz, Onder. (2020, March 27). “Turkey: The Burden of Freedom”, [a piece]. PEN Canada,

Deligoz, Onder. (2018). Blow a Soul into Words [an essay]. Write: Magazine of the Writers’ Union of Canada, Vol. 46, Issue 3 (Fall): 21


2019, December 19. Ryerson University (Community Engaged Learning & Teaching). “Onder Deligoz: Fiction, Feelings and Freedom.”

2019, July 19. PEN Canada. Q&A with Onder Deligoz, Winner of the 2018 Humber-PEN Writers-In-Exile Scholarship.


2019. Diaspora Dialogues Longterm Mentorship Program. (Mentor: David Layton)

2020. PEN Canada-Humber College Scholarship. (Mentor: Boris Fischman)