Papatya Bucak

Ayşe Papatya Bucak

Ayşe Papatya Bucak is the author of The Trojan War Museum and Other Stories, which was awarded The Story Prize’s Spotlight Award and shortlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Award for a Debut Story Collection.

She has published prose and poetry in a variety of magazines, including "One Story," "Creative Nonfiction," "Prairie Schooner," "Witness" and "The Fairy Tale Review." Her short fiction has been awarded the O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes, and she has held residencies at the Millay Colony for the Arts, Hedgebrook Farm, Willapa Bay AIR, Brush Creek, the Betsy Hotel, and the Studios of Key West. She is a contributing editor for the journal Copper Nickel.

More information and links to her stories and essays can be found at her website: