|Born||19 May 1972
Süreyya Evren (born 19 May 1972, İstanbul) is a writer working on literature, contemporary art, and radical politics focusing on Turkish post-structuralist anarchism (postanarchism). His real name is Süreyya Evren Türkeli. He added the third “y” in “Süreyyya”.
Evren publishes a cultural magazine on post-structuralism called Blackish (Siyahî) in Turkey, which can be found online. His writings have also been published in anarchist periodicals The New Formulation in New York, Anarchist Studies in the UK and Refractions in France. Literary works include several novels, story books and critical essays. He is writing a column in the daily Turkish newspaper Birgun.
He graduated from Nişantaşı Anatolian High School and then dropped out of Mimar Sinan University, where he had been studying of architecture. He has worked as an editor, redactor and translator at publishing houses and as a member of magazine publishing committees. His first story "Susmana Gerek Var ve Oturmana" ("You Need to Shut Up and Sit Down") was published in Varlık in 1991. In the following years his stories, poems and articles were published in the reviews Varlık, Sombahar, Şizofrengi, Evrensel Kültür, İnsancıl and Öküz.
In 1991 he won the Short Story Achievement Award in the Varlık Review’s 1000th Issue Youth Awards.
- Postmodern Bir Kız Sevdim (I Loved A Postmodern Girl, 1993)
- Yaşayıp Ölmek Aşk ve Avarelik Üzerine Kısa Bir Roman (A Short Novel on Dying After Living, Love and Idleness, 1994)
- Ur Lokantası (Tumor Restaurant, 1999).
- Zaman Zeman Öyküleri (Stories of Time, 1995)
- Hepimiz Gogol'un Palto'sundan Çıktık (We Came out of Gogol’s Coat, 2001)
- Buruşuk Arzular (Crumpled Desires, 2004).
- Genç Şairler ve Yazarlar Kitabı (The Book of Young Poets and Writers, 1995).
- "Bağbozumları-Kültür, Politika ve Gündelik Hayat Üzerine" ("Vintages, Culture, Politics and Daily Life", with Rahmi G. Öğdül, 2002).
In addition, he has translated from English.
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