Idil Karacadag was born in Istanbul in 1991. After acquiring her BA on Literature at Kadir Has University and spending a year at Bath Spa University, England as an exchange student, she is currently studying for an MA in English Literature at Bogazici University. She has participated in the 5th CWTTL in 2010, translating poems from Murathan Mungan and the 8th CWTTL in 2013, translating Haydar Ergulen. She has translated various other contemporary Turkish poets into English, including Necmi Zeka and Zeynep Koylu. Her translations have been published in Turkish Poetry Today and also the upcoming collection of Cunda translations, Aeolian Visions/Versions.