Sevin Okyay


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Istanbul, Turkey
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Sevin Okyay (Istanbul, 1942) is a Turkish literary critic, journalist, author, regular columnist and a prolific translator. Sevin had been a radio host and a teacher as well.

She is a graduate of the Arnavutköy American Girl's (High) School. During her youth she worked with Yildiz Moran, the first formally educated female photographer in Turkey. Okyay is best known for translating the Harry Potter books, and for her positive and appreciative criticism in Radikal, a Turkish newspaper. Her son, Kutlukhan Kutlu, is also following his mother's footsteps and is accompanying her in translating the Harry Potter series.

Okyay has been translating since 1963. She started working as a journalist in 1976. She writes mainly about cinema, literature, jazz
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120 Filmde Seyrialem

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Harry Potter ve Melez Prens...

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4.62 avg rating — 3,007,800 ratings — published 2007 — 411 editions
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Harry Potter ve Sırlar Odas...

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