DESIGNER


Sarp Sozdinler has worked as a Senior Designer at Ogilvy Social.Lab, Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, Base Design Brussels, and VtwoB; he ran his own studio between 2013 and 2019. He has produced for a wide client base including Nike, Facebook, Ray Ban, and Uber, and his work got featured on It’s Nice That, Etapés, Novum, Eye, among others. He ran workshops and taught Typography as a visiting professor upon completing his studies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts in Istanbul.




Deadwood | Poster & newsletter, 2012








3rd Istanbul Design Biennial: Are We Human? | Mark design, catalog design, exhibition graphics, 2018






Speak to the Eyes | Poster design, exhibiton identity, 2018




Grafist 21 | Poster & identity, 2017


WRITER


Sarp Sozdinler is a fiction writer based in Philadelphia and Amsterdam. His work has been featured or is forthcoming on the Kenyon Review, Masters Review, The Normal SchoolHAD, HobartX-R-A-Y, No Contact, Maudlin House, Passages North, The Offing, Moonpark Review, and elsewhere. Some of his pieces have been anthologized and selected at literary contests and portfolios by such authors as Jonathan Escoffery, Laura van den Berg, Paul Yoon, and Allegra Hyde. He is at work on his first novel.

American Literary Review | Baba

FLASH FLOOD WINNER, 2022

The Los Angeles Review | Hyperboles
FIRST RUNNER-UP, THE L.A.R. FLASH FICTION AWARD, 2022

The Bureau Dispatch | Confessions
NOMINATED TO BEST SMALL FICTIONS, 2023

The Lumiere Review | Primaries
NOMINATED TO BEST SMALL FICTIONS, 2023

Complete Sentence | Dear Mr. Fassbender
NOMINATED TO PUSHCART PRIZE, 2023

Driftwood Press | Little Egypt
RUNNER-UP, ADRIFT SHORT STORY CONTEST, 2022

Cheap Pop | Monsoon
FINALIST, RETREAT WEST: THEMED FLASH COMPETITION, 2022

The Offing | Rain God
NOMINATED TO BEST MICROFICTION ANTHOLOGY, 2021
WIGLEAF TOP-FIFTY LONGLIST


Bureau of Complaint | D*ck
NOMINATED TO BEST OF THE NET, 2022


Passages North | An Aftermath in Gold and Red
FINALIST, THE WAASNODE SHORT FICTION PRIZE, 2020


Solstice | Twice
FINALIST, THE WRITER’S DIGEST’S SHORT SHORT STORY AWARD, 2019


The Pinch | Driftwater (2023)
The Kenyon Review | Ladybird
The Normal School | Ghosting
The Masters Review | Houses Acting Like Cars
No Contact | Eating Flowers
Moonpark Review | Southward
Hobart | Slap
HAD | Ruminations
The Racket | White Iverson
X-R-A-Y | Angry Gnomes
Maudlin House | Reversion
FEED | Closure
Cagibi | The United Saguaros
The Museum of Americana | Fistlike Mouth and Rotating Thoughts
The Daily Drunk | No Country for Fake Men
Epiphany | Scallops
Little Somethings Press | A Knot of Limbs
Decomp | Civilized Societies
Sip Cup | A Game With Its Own Rules
Riverbed Review | A Ghost in the Quicksand
Pigeon Review | The Tail of a Gypsy Moth