© Metin Mayatürk
Dilek Mayatürk, born 1986 in Istanbul, studied sociology in her hometown and in Klagenfurt. She has worked as a documentary filmmaker and producer for IZ TV and the BBC, among others. In 2014 her first volume of poetry Cesaret Koleksiyonu ("Mutsammlung") was published. She has received several awards for her poems in Turkey. She lives and works in Berlin.