Lemia Balı

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Lemia Balı

Novelist (b. 1911, İstanbul – d. 25 November 1976). After finishing İzmir Teachers Training School for Girls (1919), she worked as a Turkish literature teacher at several primary, secondary and high schools. She won the Institute of Child Care Award in 1948 with her children’s novel İlk Arkadaş (First Friend), the the Yapı Kredi Bank Contest Award (1954) with her novel Uyanan Köy (The Wakining Village) and the third prize in the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation’s 1969 Radio Play Contest with Cem Sultan (Sultan Cem)

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