DESIGNER


Sarp Sozdinler worked as a Senior Designer at Ogilvy, Wieden+Kennedy, Base Design, and VtwoB; and ran their own studio between 2013 and 2019. They produced for a wide client base including Nike, Facebook, Ray Ban, and Uber, and got featured on It’s Nice That, Etapés, Novum, Eye, among others. They ran workshops and taught Typography as a visiting professor after completing their 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

WRITER


Sarp Sozdinler is a fiction writer based in Philadelphia and Amsterdam. Their 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 their pieces have been anthologized and selected at literary contests and portfolios by authors as Jonathan Escoffery, Laura van den Berg, and Paul Yoon. They are at work on their first novel.

American Literary Review | Baba
FLASH FLOOD WINNER, 2022


The Offing | Rain God

NOMINATED FOR BEST MICROFICTION ANTHOLOGY, 2021
WIGLEAF TOP-FIFTY LONGLIST, 2022


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


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


The Kenyon Review | Nameless White Dots (2022)
The Masters Review | Houses Acting Like Cars
No Contact | Eating Flowers
Moonpark Review | Southward
Hobart | Slap
HAD | Ruminations
The Normal School | Ghosting (2022)
The Racket | White Iverson
X-R-A-Y | Angry Gnomes
Maudlin House | Reversion
Cagibi | The United Saguaros
The Museum of Americana | Fistlike Mouth and Rotating Thought
The Bureau Dispatch | Confessions (2022)
The Lumiere Review | Primaries (2022)
The Daily Drunk | No Country for Fake Men
Complete Sentence | Dear Mr. Fassbender (2022)
Epiphany | Scallops
Bureau of Complaint | D*ck
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