Poetry Issue 10, Volume 2: Summer 2008


1st June 2008

Edip Cansever

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.