I’m a writer, editor, and cultural curator. I grew up in Istanbul, moved to New York City in 2011, and have called it home ever since.

Previously, I was a staff editor for BULLETTNylon, and Wayward Wild, a media incubator. Other than writing and editing, I produced events, launched e-commerce sites, managed projects, and worked as a copywriter and fact checker for these brands. I also worked with Hearst Digital on their industry-leading Snapchat publication, Sweet.

My writing has appeared in The New York Times, i-DMunchies, Broadly, Dazed Digital, Maxim, and Man Repeller among others.

In addition to my writing, I’m known for my cooking skills and Prince Sabahaddin, an underground Middle Eastern brunch club I once ran out of my bedroom. I make collages in my spare time.

I’m open to new opportunities and available for writing assignments and speaking engagements.

Portrait and home page photograph by Anastasiia Chorna.

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