Category Archives: English

An interview about my new book (Greek and English)

http://filoithslogotexnias.blogspot.gr/2016/04/blog-post_19.html  

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An Interview about my New Novel

Here is a link to an interview conducted with me by dear INO COHEN about literature, life, Greek-Turkish relationships, Smyrna, Istanbul and and my new book The Silence of Sehrazad (“Emanet Zaman” in Turkish) https://inocohen.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/defne-suman-english.pdf

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On crying about election videos

Originally posted on Suyun Kıyısında:
Erdogan, at the Ataturk airport, June 2013. From http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2338581/Turkey-PM-vows-beat-looters-says-defiant-speech-open-bus.html I think it was Erdoğan’s infamous airport speech when he arrived back from a trip to Tunisia and Morocco on June 2013 during…

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I Love Mosques, Synagogues and Churches

Second part of the interview by Hamsa Journal http://www.hamsajournal.com/i-love-mosques-churches-and-synagogues/

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I prefer not to write about Yoga

Here is an interview conducted with me by lovely Hamsa Journal: http://www.hamsajournal.com/i-prefer-not-to-write-about-yoga/

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COME ON NEIGHBOR, PLEASE WAKE UP!

Translated and edited  by Elif Özizmir, Can Jarna Öztürk, Çağlayan Erendağ and Lale İnceoğlu. Good morning Neighbor, Never mind my “good morning”, I write these lines to you at daybreak, after a sleepless night. You know me, we’ve been living … Okumaya devam et

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RESIST ISTANBUL: A personal story

This is a piece -her personal story- written by my dear friend Deniz Erkmen on the recent Social Protest Movement (Occupy Gezi).  If you are still curious about what is happenning in Istanbul (well by now it is whole Turkey) … Okumaya devam et

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What is Happenning in Istanbul?

To my friends who live outside of Turkey: I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days. I personally have to write this because at the time of my writing most … Okumaya devam et

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Remains of the Funeral

So we buried my father. In the past I always thought that when people go through such emotional traumas, their minds would be so clouded that they couldn’t be aware of anything that was happening around them. A haze, I … Okumaya devam et

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Farewell to my Baba

My father is dead. I am staring at this sentence that I have just typed. My father is dead. This is my own father whom I am taking about. Not the father of a character from my novel. My father. … Okumaya devam et

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