Selahattin Yolgiden/Turkey, 1977
Selahattin Yolgiden (1977, Turkey) is a poet, translator, and editor. He is the author of eight poetry collections, with the most recent published in 2021. His poems have been translated into 13 languages, including English, German, and Italian. Yolgiden is the winner of several poetry awards: the Cemal Süreya Award (2004), the M. Sunullah Arısoy Award (2007), the Arif Damar Award (2011) and the Behçet Aysan Award (2014). He is also a member of the editorial boards of the Çevrimdışı İstanbul literature magazine and Offline İstanbul International Poetry Festival.
Poet is a part of the Versopolis European Poetry Platform, supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.