Monthly Archives: February 2014

Interview with Elif Shafak

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]15-19 October, 2008/ Today’s Culture (A Special Supplement By Today’s Daily News The Frankfurt Book Fair) Elif Şafak, a prominent Turkish novelist, spoke to Today’s Culture about her 15-year journey of writing, what literature means to her, where she sees herself in Turkish literature and what feeds her writing. In her first interview since giving birth to her second child, she announced that a new novel was on the way. Elif Şafak: Literature is a love, and, like every love, it is irrational.  I guess you aren’t going through postpartum depression this time like you experienced after your first pregnancy. Can you write? I haven’t experienced similar problems this time. Both the pregnancy…

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