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Maria Eliades is a Greek-American writer who lives in the New York metro area and blogs for Ploughshares. She’s also written fiction and non-fiction on everything from Turkish literature in translation, Greek/Turkish culture, and Turkish politics. Maria lived in Istanbul, Turkey for six years and is currently working on a novel.


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My review of Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali has been published by Versopolis. Click here to dive in.

In my latest for the Ploughshares blog, and in honor of May Day, I interviewed translators Dr. Mutlu Konuk Blasing and Randy Blasing, who have brought Nazım Hikmet’s many works to the English-speaking world.