AuthorTurkish literature

Saliha Nilüfer

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. Saliha Nilüfer translated the picture book Süper Güçler Kitabı (2022; El gran libro de los superpoderes, 2017) from Spanish, and the novel Hayatımın Rolü (2021; La pel·lícula de la vida, 2017) from Catalan into Turkish. Her fantasy children’s novel Gümüşsu Zamanı (2021), illustrated by Elif Deneç, is about the main character’s effort to revive nature in a deserted world. Fakirdağ (2023), which focuses on the discoveries of a child who had to move to a small city, is Saliha Nilüfer’s second novel published by Günışığı Kitaplığı. Nilüfer lives in İstanbul with her husband and son.

All Books Written by Saliha Nilüfer

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