küçük İskender receives the Behçet Necatigil Poetry Prize 2017

The book “May cannot enter” (Mayıs Giremez) published by küçük İskender (1964)last year for Can Yayınları was awarded the Behçet Necatigil Poetry Prize in a ceremony hold yesterday in Istanbul. The committee included Eray Canberk, Cevat Çapan, Refik Durbaş, Turgay Fişekçi and Doğan Hızlan. https://www.evrensel.net/haber/315020/necatigil-siir-odulu-kucuk-iskenderin-oldu
İskender is a very prolific writer, and it is unfortunate that only very few of his poems are translated into foreign languages… Among the few exceptions online, see https://estoniacordfrock.wordpress.com/category/kucuk-iskender/
and, in Italian, another post on this blog: https://defterpoesiaturca.wordpress.com/2013/05/24/kucuk-iskender-sacrifice/
stay tuned! :)


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