Gökçe Ateş Aytuğ
Gökçe Ateş Aytuğ was born in İstanbul, in 1980. She studied art history in the university. For long years she worked in different publishing houses as an editor and she translated children’s books. Her children’s novel Maya’s Tree (Maya’nın Ağacı) published by Günışığı Kitaplığı in 2017 gained much attention and appreciation. In 2018, she revised her earlier published works I Planned to Dream Today (Bugün Hayal Kuracaktım) and I was So Bored Today (Bugün Çok Sıkıldım Ben) to be published by Günışığı Kitaplığı. She continues to write for children and young adults. Aytuğ lives in İstanbul with her husband and daughter.