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Turkish-American Poetry Days

Turkish-American Poetry Days


Four
 international poets visited Robert College on Wednesday, October 17 for Turkish-American Poetry Days: Pulitzer Prize winner, Lloyd Schwartz, Pakistani-American writer, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, and two locally based American poets, Mel Kenne and Clifford Endres. The poets read from their work and answered questions from the students about the craft of writing. One of the goals of the event was to inspire RC students to write poetry.

The Turkish-American Poetry Days event was co-sponsored by Robert College, Bogaziçi University, Yeditepe University, and the American Embassy in Ankara.

In addition to the reading at Robert College there were readings at both of the universities, and an evening event that included several Turkish poets at Ceyzayir Restaurant in Beyoğlu.



 
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