Kaya Genç is a novelist and essayist from Istanbul. His writing has appeared, mostly online but also in print, in The Paris Review, The Believer, The Guardian, The Financial Times, The London Review of Books, Salon, Guernica Magazine, Sight & Sound, The Millions, The White Review and The New Inquiry, among others. L'Avventura (Macera), his first novel, was published in 2008. Kaya has a PhD in English literature. He is the Istanbul correspondent of The Believer and The Los Angeles Review of Books. He is a contributing editor at Index on Censorship. Kaya is working on his first English novel and curating a book on Istanbul for the American University in Cairo Press. He is represented by Laurence Laluyaux at Rogers, Coleridge & White.



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