Author • Turkish literature
Saliha Nilüfer was born in 1972 in İstanbul. Her first poems were published in various literary magazines. Known with her translations from English, Spanish and Catalan, Nilüfer translated the important works of famous authors like Alberto Manguel, Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, Javier Marías. After her first novel Bir Endülüs Hikâyesi (2006), her poetry book Yokoluş Serüveni (2016) and her first children’s novel Ekosemelek Kuklaları İşbaşında (ill. Canan Barış, 2018) were published. In her latest fantastic children’s novel, The Silver Dew (Gümüşsu Zamanı, ill. Elif Deneç, 2021), published by Günışığı Kitaplığı, she talks about the struggle of Minnu, who lives in a deserted world and struggles for reviving the nature. Nilüfer lives in İstanbul with her husband and son.