Eda Gunaydin

Eda Gunaydin is a 24 year-old Turkish-Australian writer of short fiction and memoir. She writes about the Middle Eastern diaspora in Western Sydney and beyond, focusing on class, race and intergenerational mobility. Her work has been published in Australia and internationally, including in Meanjin, The Dr TJ Eckleburg Review, The Lifted Brow and Voiceworks. She has been a finalist for the Monash University Undergraduate Creative Writing Prize, the Scribe Non-Fiction Prize for Young Writers, and a recipient of the 2016 CAL WestWords Western Sydney Emerging Writers’ Fellowship and a Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund grant.