Melih Cevdet Anday
Turkish poet and writer who was one of the forefront poets of the Garip movement in the 1940s. During a career that spanned six and a half decades, Melih Cevdet Anday published eleven collections of poems, eight plays, eight novels, and fifteen collections of essays as well as a book of memoirs.
Silent Stones: Selected Poems of Melih Cevdet Anday
Winner of the Meral Divitçi Prize for Turkish Poetry in Translation.
“The translators Sidney Wade and Efe Murad have an exquisite ear for the elegant formality of these poems, in which their meditative aura is tinged with surrealist images.” - Murat Nemet-Nejat