Tag Archives: Gender

Uç kadından biri: One billion Karagöz puppets rising!

One billion rising. I’ve seen a plethora of these three words over the past weeks, and so have the Karagöz puppets (when they sneak on my iPhone or iPad at night when I’m sleeping). “What billion things, pray tell,” Hacivad … Continue reading

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Writing about fear: An afternoon excursion in Nişantaşı (Part 2)

Note to readers: This is the second in a series of posts about my writing on fear as part of the worldwide, place-passionate group of writers called #38Write. I chose to write about fear in the context of my Turkish-American … Continue reading

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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

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