About the author

Ilke Ergin

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;She was born on October 12, 1981 in Nicosia, Northern Cyprus. She has graduated from Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and her department was Turkish Language and Literature. She completed her master's degree on Old Literature again at EMU. During this two-year period, she was also “the Assistant of the Head of the Department” in EMU Turkish Language and Literature. <br>​​​​​​​&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Since 2004, she has been working Turkish Language and Literature teacher at the Cyprus Turkish General Secondary Education Department as a permanent staff. She is a teacher at Nicosia Turkish High School, the school where she has graduated from, for twelve years. <br>​​​​​​​&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Since 2007, she has been working as a writer in local newspapers in Cyprus. She has various number of her stories, interviews, travel writings, etc. published in local newspapers and magazine. Her first novel titled AŞKLANTI was published in November 2017 and her second novel titled UTERYA (UTERIA) was published in Turkey by the Turkish Language on April 2020.<br>