Istanbul Noir presents stories from a city at once ancient and modern, Asian and European, postcard-perfect and simmering with rage.
MUSTAFA ZIYALAN was born in Zonguldak, on the Black Sea coast of Turkey. He worked as a general practitioner and coroner in a rural Anatolian village, and now lives and practices psychiatry in Brooklyn, NY. His poetry, short fiction, and essays have appeared in many literary periodicals, anthologies, and in book form. He is the author of the poetry book Kizil Kanca Siirleri, Yakilacak Kentlerden, a collection of travel writing and essays, and Su Kedileri, a collection of short fiction. He is the coeditor of Istanbul Noir.