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Burçin Tetik

Burçin Tetik is a writer and feminist activist from Istanbul. She holds a master's degree in literature from Freie University Berlin. Her work has been published in several newspapers and magazines in Turkey. She is the first woman to win the Turkish TBD Science Fiction Short Story Award.

Watching the Handmaid’s Tale in Turkey

Margaret Atwood is one of my favourite authors: not only because of her engaging, magnetic fiction, but also because of her politics and her efforts to spread human rights. When I first read her renowned dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale…

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Banned colours: Istanbul Pride

Last week we enjoyed a whole week full of workshops, conferences and panels during the Pride Week in Istanbul. However, when it came to the closing Pride March , the most visible event, the government declared a ban just the…

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