Writer (B. April 9,
1956, Ankara – D. 2009, Ankara). Her full name is Cahide Birgül Sesveren. She
has completed her primary school education in
She started her career
as an author with “Arkası Yarın” vignettes and radio plays. Almost twenty of
her plays were staged. Her play called “Kaplumbağa
Sever misiniz?” was send to Voice of Europe radio to represent
Her work Geceye Uyananlar is about the suspicion, fear and lack of communication created by hidden violence and oppression and their devastating effects on the family, the micro unit of the society. The novel is shaped with the descriptions of two siblings; and the inner world of family members was presented almost from the perspective of a psychiatrist, sometimes supported with the elements of frustration. In her first novel, she focused on a homosexual love.
“Birgül’s work is elite and it has different characteristics. It is actually a very important development to have such a novel in our current literature world. It is very different and unique. “A spiritual puzzle”…With this feature, it appears as a rare sample in our literature.” (Orhan Duru)
NOVEL: Gölgeler Çekildiğinde (1998), Geceye Uyananlar (2000), Ah Tutku Beni Öldürür müsün (2004).
INTERVIEW: Aklın Yolu Birdir (Interview with T. S. Halman, 2003).
REFERENCE: TBE Ansiklopedisi (vol. 1, 2001), Söyleşi (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 8.3.2001), İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).