Efe Duyan

Efe Duyan, born in İstanbul, Turkey, in 1981, is a poet and an architect b. He studied architecture and philosophy in Middle East Technical University (B.A.), History and Theory of Architecture in Yıldız Technical University (M.S.) and History of Architecture in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (PhD). He is teaching architecture in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. He has been invited to several international organizations including Word Express project, Edinburgh Book Festival, London book Fair, Berlin Poetry Festival and Lodeve Poetry Festival. Some of his poems have been translated into Bosnian, Czech, Chinese, Danish, English, French, Greek, German, Hebrew, Italien, Slovenian, Croatian, Latvian, Rumanian, Macedonian, Occitan and Welsh. Some of his works as editor are House and Home, Politics and History of Architecture as Cause and Consequence, Urban Space and Literature, Creativity Autonomy and Function. His poetry collections are “Takas” (with Kemal Özer, 2006) and “Tek Şiirlik Aşklar” (2012). “The Construction of Characters in Nâzım Hikmet’s Poetry” has been published in 2008.