A Toronto based writer. Holder of a bachelors’ degree in journalism. Worked for 3 national newspapers and 2 national news channels as a reporter, editor and executive producer in Turkey for over 10 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.(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.”
  • Deligoz, Onder. (2018). “Blow a Soul into Words” [essay]. Write: Magazine of the Writers’ Union of Canada, Vol. 48, Issue 3 (Fall): 21



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