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Sarp Sozdinler

Sarp Sozdinler is a Turkish writer based in Philadelphia and Amsterdam. Their work has been published in The Masters Review, Maudlin House, Hobart, X-R-A-Y, No Contact, Passages North, The Offing, The Normal School, and elsewhere. Some of their pieces have been anthologized and have received honorable mention in literary contests, including the Waasnode Short Fiction Prize selected by Jonathan Escoffery. Find more on @sarpsozdinler or at

Winter 2023


By Sarp Sozdinler

The day I was born, my mother didn’t know she was pregnant. It was a Tuesday in February, supposedly the most uneventful time of year in Northern Mesopotamia. As part […]