İclâl Kibar was born in İstanbul in 1996. She graduated from Istanbul Şehir University Department of Turkish Language and Literature in 2020. She interviewed writers and published news in the school newspaper. In the summer of 2019, she prepared translation works at the Imants Zieodins Museum and researches for a UK-based exhibition at Salt Galata the same year. As one of the Şehir Edebiyat Topluluğu founders, which was established in 2020, she leads various workshops and online meetings. She joined Kalem Agency team as an intern in 2021.