Ece Temelkuran was born in Izmir in 1973. She graduated from the Ankara University Faculty of Law. She worked as a journalist and TV presenter but was fired from Habertürk TV after writing articles critical of the government. Her articles have been published throughout the world. She has written twelve books, four of which have now appeared in English.
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Ece Temelkuran: A diary of Turkey’s interesting times
Truth is a lost game in Turkey. Don’t let the same thing happen to you (article by Temelkuran)
Reality is warped in Turkey. We may never get it back (article by Temelkuran)
Yet again Turkey’s children have awoken to darkness at dawn (article by Temelkuran)
How My City Washes Away the Blood (article by Temelkuran)
1996 Bütün Kadınların Kafası Karışıktır
1997 Oğlum Kızım Devletim-Evlerden Sokaklara Tutuklu Anneleri
2002 Kıyı Kitabı (Book of the Edge) (poetry)
2002 İç Kitabı (poetry)
2004 Dışarıdan Kıyıdan Konuşmalar
2005 İçeriden Kıyıdan Konuşmalar
2006 Biz Burada Devrim Yapıyoruz Sinyorita!
2006 Ne Anlatayım Ben Sana!
2008 Ağrının Derinliği (Deep Mountain)
2010 Muz Sesleri (novel)
2011 İkinci Yarısı
2012 Kayda Geçsin
2013 Düğümlere Üfleyen Kadınlar (Women Who Blow on Knots) (novel)
2015 Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy
2015 Devir (The Time of Mute Swans) (novel)