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Maria Eliades is a Greek-American writer, journalist, editor, and researcher who lives in the New York metro area, but formerly lived in Istanbul, Turkey for six years. Maria covers politics, culture, art, literature, fashion, travel, food, and leisure in Turkey and Greece.

Her bylines include work for the Ploughshares blog, The PuritanPRI’s The World, Muftah, EurasiaNet, Versopolis, and Time Out Istanbul. You can view her Contently portfolio, or just a selection of her writings here.

To contact Maria for freelance editorial or content work, write to her here or on Twitter.


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For the Ploughshares blog: “Should Creative Writers Adopt the Same Objectivity Expected of Journalists and Historians?

My essay, “Roots Like Museum Pieces,” will be published in the anthology, Expat Sofra: Recipes of Foreign Life in Turkey, in May 2018!