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Sami Baydar

Author, Turkish
Sami Baydar was a Turkish poet, author and painter. His first poems were published in 1980 in Beyaz (White) magazine, and his poetry often focused on elements of Sufism. Several of Baydar's poems were included in the 2008 anthology New European Poets. He died in 2012. (Photo credit: Yapı Kredi Yayınları)