2000s…

In 2000, I was selected as the “guest of honour” by the jury of students during the book week in Atacan School.

In 2001 I started writing articles on children’s literature in Radikal daily newspaper until 2003.

In 2004, got the “3rd prize in children’s drama” organised by Tudem Publishing House with my “Master Fa’s Violins”.

In 2008, I gave a one semester “Creative Writing” course in Istanbul Yeditepe University in the English Literature Department.

In 2008, I was chosen as “the Children’s Author of the Year” by a poll made by both Swedish-Turkish Brotherhood School and Bağcılar Atatürk Primary School.

“Türkçem” dergisi ödülünü alırken…

In 2008, I have received the “Children’s Literature Award” given by “Türkçem Children’s Magazine” in Kosovo.

During 2006-2008 I gave a seminar on “How to Write for Children” in Bilgi University, Istanbul.

In 2009, I was selected as “the best children’s author of 2008” by The Association of Turkish Librarians.

In 2009, I took part in a symposium on children’s literature in Cologne, Germany.

During 2004-2006 I worked in the commitee for children’s literature under The Turkish Ministry of Education for two years.

In October 2008, I was one of the panelists in Frankfurt Book Fair on “Children’s Literature in Turkey.”

In 2009 (June 9), I was chosen as “the guest of honour” during the 2nd Meeting of Children’s Literature organised by The Children’s Foundation, Marmara University Faculty of Education and Painted Bird Illustrators Group.

“Fa Usta’nın Kemanları” ile TUDEM’in üçüncülük ödülünü alırken…