Gökçenur Ç

Gökçenur Ç. is a poet, translator, and editor based in Istanbul. He has seven poetry books in Turkish, eleven in translation, and his poems have been translated into 30 languages. He has translated the works of Wallace Stevens, Paul Auster, Ursula Le Guin, and many others into Turkish.

Gökçenur is the editor of the Turkish magazine Çevrimdışı İstanbul (İstanbul Offline), co-editor of the Turkish domain of Poetry International,  and is on the editorial board of the Macedonian-based international literary magazine Blesok. He is a member of Cunda International Workshop for Translators of Turkish Literature; curator and co-director of Word Express; co-director of international poetry festivals Offline Istanbul, Mosaic of Methahors Gaziantep, and Turkish American Poetry Days,  and board member of Nilüfer International Poetry Festival and Kritya International Poetry Movement.


  • Ghazal with Bread

    how many summers apart from you, in search of bread