Website Yusuf Yesilöz
Born in 1964 in Turkey. Swiss citizenship. 1987 Fled to Switzerland because of work in a publishing company. Since 1994 translator and publisher for own company, Ararat. 1992-95 Manages own bookshop in St. Gallen. Since 1998 part-time translator in Kurdish, Turkish and German. Since 1998 writes regular columns and essays for Kurdish magazines. Various contributions among which, to NZZ, TA, WOZ, Das Magazin, German Swiss radio. 2000-01 Attends course on Camera and Film Language. Author of various novels. Winner of various literary prizes.