Kenan Behzat Sharpe

Kenan Behzat Sharpe is a freelance journalist and academic based between Santa Cruz, California and Istanbul, Turkey. His writings focus on Turkish literature, music, cinema, left-wing movements and youth culture. He is an editor and founder of Blind Field: A Journal of Cultural Inquiry. Sharpe is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His dissertation research centers on 1960s social movements and the arts in Turkey, the Eastern Mediterranean and the United States. On Twitter: @kenan_sharpe


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