#freethepoet: A pamphlet about Ilhan Çomak

Ilhan Çomak has been behind bars for 26 years. Read the pamphlet on his case here, including poetry.

Ilhan Sami Çomak reading a book in prison.
Ilhan Sami Çomak. Photo: Private

A life behind bars. Can you imagine? Ilhan Çomak can. The Kurdish-Turkish writer has spent 26 years in prison. In a booklet prepared by Norwegian PEN’s Turkey advisor Caroline Stockford, you can read some of the beautiful poetry by Çomak, as well as his story as told by himself and others.

Download the pamphlet here.