Mustafa Kör

Belgium


Even when shattered into fragments, to venture to seek new alchemies; that’s poetry.

Mustafa Kör

Mustafa Kör (28.6.1976) was born in Konya (Turkey), where he lived until the age of three. In 1998, he sustained a serious car accident and since then he has been wheelchair-bound. Mustafa Kör is a writer and poet. After a successful debut novel, De Lammeren (The Lambs, 2007), his poetry debut Ben jij liefde (Are you love), which was nominated for the TAZ-Debut Prize, followed in 2016. In 2008, Mustafa Kör was the municipal poet for the city of Genk for a year. His work was awarded the Biennial Culture Prize of Maasmechelen, the El Hizjra Literature Prize and De Groene Waterman Public Prize.

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