The Bosphorus Review of Books
As the non-fiction section editor for the Bosphorus Review of Books, Our journal is one of the only English language literary outlets in Istanbul for emerging writers. I write bi-monthly book reviews and I curate all of our book review submissions.
Here is a list of my work published in the Bosphorus Review of Books:
- Review: & Silk & Love & Flame by Birhan Keskin
- Review: Don Quixote, Volume I by Miguel de Cervantes
- Review: Natural Novel by Georgi Gospodinov
- Mind your Suffixes: On the Turkish Themes in The Idiot by Elif Batuman
- The Camera and Narrative Agency: “Blow-up” by Julio Cortázar
- Why you should read: Memed, My Hawk by Yashar Kemal
- Why you should read: Kafka’s Curse by Achmat Dangor
More on Non-Fiction (Book Review) Submissions
Deadline: We accept rolling submissions, which means you can submit at any time.
Topic: We are primarily interested in book reviews …
- With a regional emphasis (Aegean, Balkan, Turkish, Middle Eastern, etc.)
- On works of literature in translation
- That make a case for translation
- That compare books
- On works surrounding the themes of emigration, expatriation, or exile
However, we are open-minded about your submissions and we accept writing about work of all genres. The material may be old or new.
Word count: Roughly 1000-3000 words
Submitting: Send your book review submission to Erica Eller at firstname.lastname@example.org. For other poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction submissions, please check our submissions page.