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A Bridge of Words Between East and West

About Outrigger

Founder: Feryat Newman

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Feryat Newman, Turkish-American poet and writer, has explored many avenues of writing, including short stories and novels.  She is currently working on a collection of poetry called Dying Is Not For Sissies.  Her powerful imagery and clear emotions are poured out in Western themes with an underlying Middle Eastern soul.

Feryat completed college at the age of 18 in Turkey.  Upon coming to America, she obtained a second degree in the English Department at UCLA.  She studied Irish Literature at Cambridge University, UK.

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