When it doesn’t make sense, make nonsense: sound poetry and an undeciphered alphabet
Author of the Week: Cyprus
Alev Adil’s poetry has been included in anthologies of Cypriot poetry in English, Greek Turkish and Lithuanian, taught on University courses in the UK, US, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey and has been widely translated. Her poetry collection Venus Infers was praised as 'both a passport and a trip to new and unimagined communities'.
Adil is also a literary critic and reviews for The Times Literary Supplement. She is an associate editor of the literary journal Critical Muslim. Alev is a co-editor of, and contributor to the anthology Nicosia Beyond Barriers: Voices From a Divided City, Saqi Books, London, 2019.