Burcu Sahin was born in 1993 and resides in Stockholm. Her debut poetry collection Broderier (“Embroideries”) was published in 2018 by Sweden’s largest publishing house Albert Bonniers. The collection was awarded that year’s Katapult debut prize by Sweden’s Writers’ Union. In the same year Sahin’s chapbook “Älskade syskon” (“Beloved Siblings”) was part of the Nordic poetics series Autor Chap. Sahin has studied creative writing at ”Albert Bonniers Förlag”, and is now a teacher at the same school.