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Selected Writing


Letters/Επιστολές.” Rosetta World Literatura. Issue 04.


“Roots Like Museum Pieces.” Expat Sofra: A Gathering of Foreign Voices Around the Turkish Table. -Forthcoming Fall 2017-

What We Need Most: A Review of Sabahattin Ali’s Madonna in a Fur Coat.” Versopolis. 21 May 2017.

Turkish Journalist Ahmet Şık Held in Prison, Yet Again.”  Muftah. 17 April 2017.

A Blackout By Any Other Name.” Ploughshares blog. 2 November 2016.

Mirrored Crisis: What Jeffrey Eugenides’s MIDDLESEX can show us about today’s refugee crisis.” Ploughshares blog. 6 January 2016.

The Wonders of The Grand Bazaar.” with Antoine Remise and Julius Motal. Time Out Istanbul. June 2015.

Turkish Artists Coming Home.” Liberty Mag. 27 December 2013.

Objects of Nostalgia: The Museum of Innocence.” The Guide Istanbul. January/February 2012.

Turkey: Istanbul’s Greek Schools Struggle amid Funding Shortage.” EurasiaNet. 29 July 2011.

“Eating Real in the City.” Gastronomica. 2010.

Greek musicians a force on Istanbul’s vibrant music scene.” Hürriyet Daily News. 7 March 2010.


Episode 3 of the “Opportunists” series, filmed and directed by Sydney Ribot, in which I talk about Istanbul, Hellenism, and nostalgia in Istanbul before I left the city.

Interview by Samantha Flick for the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) New York blog.