Efe Duyan (b. 1981, İstanbul, Turkey) is the author of the poetry collections Sıkça Sorulan Sorular (Frequently Asked Questions, 2016), Tek Şiirlik Aşklar (One Poem Stands, 2012) and Takas (Swap, 2006). He has translated the poetry of Radu Vancu (Romania), Matthias Göritz (Germany) and Lloyd Schwartz (USA). He currently teaches architecture at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. He is an advocate for creative expression and the power of literature to bring people together. His poetry has been translated into over twenty-five languages and he has been invited to participate in numerous international literary programs, including the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program and St. Louis University’s Hurst Professorship.