15th Edition of Ankara’s Short Story Festival

Yaşar Kemal, the towering figure of contemporary Turkish literature who died on Feb. 28 aged 91, will be remembered this week in Ankara as part of the city’s annual international short story festival, which gets under way on Wednesday in its 15th edition.

The Ankara International Short Story Days run May 20-24 in their 2015 edition, dedicated to the memory of Kemal, who was equally famous for his short stories as his novels.

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