Bejan Matur

Turkey

Bejan Matur is one of the most well known poets from Turkey. She has nine books of poetry and one books of nonfiction. Her poetry collection, How Abraham Abandoned Me [İbrahim’in Beni Terketmesi] (2012), was in 2012 selected as Best Translation of the Year by the Poetry Society. Matur’s well-awarded prose and poetry have been translated into 28 languages, including English and Chinese.