Erkut Tokman

Erkut Tokman, a Turkish poet, actor, visual artist, editor and translator, was born in Istanbul in 1971. He has lived and worked in London, Bucharest, Milan and Istanbul, where he studied poetry, modern dance and acting, and he now resides in Izmir. He is the newly elected president of the Intercultural Poetry and Translation Academy of Turkey (IPTAT) and a member of the Turkish and Italian PEN centers with the WiPC (Writers in Prison Committee). He worked as an editor for Yasakmeyve, a literary magazine published in Turkey, and currently he is an editor for Levure Littéraire and a columnist for Artfulliving.com.tr.