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Abby Comstock-Gay

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Abby Comstock-Gay


Abby Comstock-Gay is a translator currently living in Rochester, New York. She also teaches Turkish at University of Rochester. Up until recently, she was an associate editor with Words Without Borders Campus. Before moving to Rochester, Abby lived in Turkey for four years (three in Istanbul, one in Osmaniye, a city in southeast Turkey, on a Fulbright Grant). She also speaks Chinese and German. 

Articles by Abby Comstock-Gay

On Translating Yalçın Tosun’s “Muzaffer and Bananas”
By Abby Comstock-Gay
Abby Comstock-Gay’s translation of Yalçın Tosun’s “Muzaffer and Bananas” appears in the October 2017 issue: What Unites Us: Turkish Short Stories.When I first read…
Muzaffer and Bananas
By Yalçın Tosun
We were both quite fat, but Ali’s body carried more promise than mine.
Translated from Turkish by Abby Comstock-Gay
All the Streets of the City
By Behçet Çelik
“From here on out it’s rooftop to rooftop, hocam.”
Translated from Turkish by Abby Comstock-Gay
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