Welcome, I’m Catherine Yiğit
I am a writer living near the ancient city of Troy in northwestern Turkey. I arrived in Turkey from Ireland on a roundabout route which circumnavigated the globe.
Arriving without a word of the language, I began writing as a way to freely express myself and explore my new life.
I am currently revising my near-future science fiction novel.
I contributed to two anthologies written by foreign women with connections to Turkey: Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign women in Modern Turkey edited by Anastasia M. Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gökmen and Expat Sofra – Culinary Tales of Foreign Women in Turkey edited by Katherine Belliel and Francesca Rosa.
I have worked as a translator and editor of academic papers for the last decade.
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