Afşar Timuçin will receive the 2015 PEN award for poetry. The board, headed by poet Tarık Günersel, includes intellectuals Halil İbrahim Özcan, Sabri Kuşkonmaz, Zeynep Oral, Tülin Dursun, Mario Levi, and Haydar Ergülen. The ceremony will take place on the World Poetry Day, 21 March 2015, in Istanbul.
More on Timuçin’s activity at http://tr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Af%C5%9Far_Timu%C3%A7in#.C5.9Eiir_kitaplar.C4.B1
On the prize, see: