Murat Özyaşar

Murat Özyaşar
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Murat Özyaşar was born in Diyarbakır in 1979, and is a graduate of Dicle University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature. His short stories have been published in the magazines and journals Varlık, Kitap-lık, AdamÖykü, NotosÖykü, İmgeÖyküler, KülÖykü, Mahsus Mahal, and Yaratım. He received the Human Rights Association Short Story Award in 2003 for his first short story, ‘Kuyu Ödevleri’ (Well Assignments), and received an honorable mention in Varlık Magazine’s 2007 Yaşar Nabi Nayır Short Story Competition. His collection Ayna Çarpması (Mirror Struck) was published by Doğan Yayınları in 2008 and received the 2009 Yunus Nabi Short Story Award.







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