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 executive producer in Turkey. Currently works as a social media analyst for a global IT company. 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 and PEN America.