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Barbaros Altuğ

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Barbaros Altuğ

Writer and LGBTQIA+ activist

Barbaros Altuğ is a writer and LGBTQIA+ activist from Turkey. He worked as a journalist and also as a columnist for the daily Taraf. In 1999, he founded the first Turkish literary agency in Istanbul. He lives and works in Berlin, where he is a fellow of PEN's Writers in Exile programme.

Upcoming Event Attendance

22 October 2022,

Barbaros Altuğ: »Foreigners«. The new novel of his exile trilogy.

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