Reflections from the Big Bend Poets Reading Event

Ali F. Bilir gathered with poetry lovers on September 9th, at Tallahassee. It was a such a warm and cozy event with full of emotion, intellectual and cultural exchange. Bilir read some poems from his recent book “Migration Ballads”.

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During the event, Defne Bilir, (Ali F. Bilir’s daughter), coordinated the discussions, served as a translator, and answered questions related to Turkish culture, and literary traditions. She also recited her father’s poems in English.