Pronounced Ed-a Gun-eye-din. Post(-disciplinary, -colonial) essayist and scholar. Working across academic nonfiction and creative nonfiction. Interested in class, diaspora, and race.

edahgunaydin(at)gmail.com



Pronounced Ed-a Gun-eye-din. Post(-disciplinary, -colonial) essayist and scholar. Working across academic non-fiction and creative non-fiction. Interested in class, diaspora, and race.


edahgunaydin(at)gmail.com



Writing


Root & Branch is my first book of collected essays. You can order a copy here.





Melbourne: launching Root & Branch with the Maria Tumarkin at Brunswick Artists’ Bar on the 22nd of June at 6.15pm. Please RSVP.





Essays you can find online 

‘No Struggling Alone’, a review of Jodi Dean’s Comrade (Verso 2019), for The Sydney Review of Books.

‘Shit-Eating’, Liminal Mag publication with the theme of Taste. You can see various authors read from the publication here.

‘Tell All’, The Sydney Review of Books

‘Born’, Footscray Arts Centre

‘Your Life’s Work’, The Lifted Brow Online. I discussed this piece on RRR.

‘Second City’, The Sydney Review of Books




Awards

2021
UTS Library Creative in Residence: Finishing School Collective


2020
Australia Council for the Arts, Projects for Individuals


2019
Writing NSW Early Career Writer Grant

Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre residency                                              
Shortlisted, 2019 Queensland Literary Award, QUT Digital Literature Award

Longlisted, Liminal Fiction Award

Varuna, The Writers’ House, Rising in the West Fellowship recipient

Shortlisted, Woollahra Digital Literary Award, Non-Fiction 2019


2018
Dinny O’Hearn Fellowship, Australian Centre, University of Melbourne




2016
Monash University Undergraduate Creative Writing Prize, shortlist

WestWords CAL Western Sydney Emerging Writers’ Fellowship
2015
Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers, longlist

Adrian Consett Stephen Memorial Prize for Prose, winner, University of Sydney