Ahmet Büke

Ahmet Büke
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Ahmet Büke

Ahmet Büke was born in Gördes, Manisa in 1970. Between the years 1987-1991 he was a student at Middle East Technical University. He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics in 1996. His short story ‘Kayıp Dua Kitabı’ was awarded first place in the 2002 Xasiork Short Story Competition held by Ölümsüz Öyküler Yayınevi. His short stories have been published in Literary journals such as E Edebiyat, Adam Öykü, Ünlem, Patika, İmge Öyküler, Eşik Cini, Notos and Özgür, and his numerous other writings have been published in magazines such as Yeni Aktüel, Virgül, Yelkovan and in the national newspaper Radikal. He has written for internet journals such as Derkenar, Sosyal Ayrıntılar Ansiklopedisi, Önce Ekmek, Gazetem.net, and continues to write in the zine Velâkin and in the blog Sessizkule. In September, 2004, his first book of short stories İzmir Postasının Adamları was published by Kanat Books. His two other books Çiğdem Külahı (A Cone of Sunflower Seeds) and Alnı Mavide (Brows in the Blue) were published by the same publisher in 2006 and 2008 respectively. The author was awarded the Oğuz Atay Short Story Prize in 2008 for his bookAlnı Mavide.







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