About AuthorMaria Eliades
Maria Eliades's essay, "Leaving Istanbul," was named a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2018 and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2017. She is a New York area-based Greek-American writer, journalist, editor, and researcher who formerly lived in Istanbul, Turkey. Maria's published fiction, articles, profiles, and literary criticism has appeared in publications such as The Times Literary Supplement, The Puritan, Rosetta World Literatura, PRI's The World, Versopolis, Gastronomica, and EurasiaNet. Maria is currently working on a historical novel about the Greeks of Istanbul in the 1950s. Follow her @MariaInIstanbul.