Skip to content
Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.


Nazlı Karabıyıkoğlu

Image of Nazlı Karabıyıkoğlu

Nazlı Karabıyıkoğlu is a Turkish author, now full-time resident in Georgia, who recently escaped the political, cultural, and gender oppression in Turkey. She helped create the #MeToo movement within the Turkish publishing industry, from which she was then excommunicated. With an MA in Turkish language and literature from Bogazici University, Karabıyıkoğlu has published five books in Turkish and has recently completed translations of three new books for international publication. Having won six literary awards in her country, she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Fiction in 2019 and won the UnCollected Press/Raw Art Review Full Length Book of Short Stories Prize for her book Subdermal Sky. Visit her website or follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.