Bejan Matur was born in eastern Turkey in 1968 and raised in Kurdish and Turkish. She published her first volume of poems, Mansions full of breezes in 1997. Her poetic style is original and thoughtful, setting her aside from traditions and trends. Her first collection was awarded two important literary prizes. Her second collection, Make sure God does not see my letters, was published in 1999. She writes regularly for literary periodicals.