Edip Cansever (1928-1986) was an Istanbul poet, member of a group of writers called the Ikinci Yeni, or Second New. His gritty, resolutely secular poetry is well known and widely quoted in Turkey. Dirty August, a volume of his selected poems translated by Richard Tillinghast and Julia Clare Tillinghast, is due out in 2009 from Talisman Editions.
The Stinging Fly office is closed until January 6th. All orders will be sent out upon our return. Merry Christmas! Dismiss