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.





  • 2019. Diaspora Dialogues Longterm Mentorship Program. (Mentor: David Layton)
  • 2020. PEN Canada-Humber College Scholarship. (Mentor: Boris Fischman)