Tag Archives: #38write

Writing about fear: Sarai Sierra in Istanbul (Part 1)


Hello dear readers. Well, I’m ashamed to say that I’ve  been on another silent and unexpected sojourn away from blogging, mostly due to the continued keşmekeş related to my in-process epiphany about the purpose of this blog – and the … Continue reading

Posted in Gendered moments, On Islam and Muslims, Turkish Controversies, Turkish-American Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Searching for the red thread: On structuring a Turkish-American marital memoir (Part 1)


Today, I am going to talk about my elusive “red thread” as it relates to the writing of my Turkish-American marital memoir. My dear friend and soul sister K., also a professor type who edits students’ papers a lot, refers to … Continue reading

Posted in On writing about my life with the Karagöz puppets | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments