Elif’s first Turkish-language book, Büyükler için 17 Masal, was published in 2010 in paperback, and in eBook (through my company BookBaby) this year. It’s available on Apple’s iBookstore (again, Turkish-only).
This was the original cover:
And this is the cover, as it was published:
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In which the husband supports his spouse’s artistic career and helps her find her own artistic voice.
When I was at the San Francisco Writers Conference for BookBaby, I participated in the late-night poetry reading – and the poets encouraged me to publish my own work! It’s a collection of poems on love, desire, romance, relationships, and the artistic endeavor.
Please buy the book now – it’s only 99 cents – Amazon.com takes 30%, and 100% of the rest will go to Camfed USA Charity (the Campaign for Female Education in Africa).
You can get your copy here:
Yesterday, Anatol brought these home from school. He was asked to do some writing about what he wanted to be when he grew up, and what he hoped his legacy would be. This is what he wrote: