A. Papatya Bucak

Papatya Bucak

Ayşe Papatya Bucak has published prose and poetry in a variety of magazines, including “The Kenyon Review,” “Creative Nonfiction,” “Prairie Schooner,” “Pank,” 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 .

Her story collection The Trojan War Museum and Other Stories will be published by W.W. Norton in Summer 2019.

She used to keep a blog, Reading for Writers, on technique in works of fiction. Now she keeps a blog for Bedford/St. Martin’s on Teaching Creative Writing.

More links to her stories and essays can be found at her website: https://www.aysepapatyabucak.com/