About AuthorMaria Eliades
Maria Eliades is an essayist and critic. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Times Literary Supplement, The Journal of Levantine Studies, The Puritan, Rosetta World Literatura, and PRI's The World. In 2019 her essay, "Roots Like Museum Pieces" was published in Expat Sofra: Culinary Tales of Foreign Women in Turkey (Alfa) in English and Turkish and in 2017 her essay "Leaving Istanbul" was named a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2018. She currently lives in New York, but will always call Istanbul home. Follow her @MariaInIstanbul.