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Elif Shafak


Turkey (b.1971)

Elif Şafak is a Turkish author, columnist and speaker. She has been called Turkey's most popular female novelist.Şafak has published 15 books, 10 of which are novels. She writes fiction in both Turkish and English.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Non fiction
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Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2008) : The Bastard of Istanbul
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2013) : Honour
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2019) : My Last 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World