Ersan Üldes was born in Manisa in 1973. He graduated from the Department of Naval and Machines Engineering at Yıldız Technical University in 1995. He received İnkılap Bookstore Novel Award for his first novel Yerli Film (Domestic Film) in 1999. He worked as copywriter at several agencies, and founded his own advertising agency in 2001. His second novel Aldırılan Çocuklar Örgütü (Organization of Aborted Children) was published in 2004. He has written book reviews for various book supplements of Turkish newspapers and literary magazines. His third novel Zafiyet Kuramı (The Theory of Infirmity) was published by Plan B in 2007. An excerpt from The Theory of Infirmity is to be published in Dalkey Archive′s Best European Fiction 2011 anthology, edited by Aleksandar Hemon. Derwish, written by Ersan Üldes and Murat Uyurkulak, was translated into French and published in the short story collection Nouvelles de Turquie by Magellan & Cie Publishing House in France.
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