Mavisel Yener (b. Ankara, 1962)
Mavisel Yener graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in Ege University in 1984. Her works vary in many genres such as children’s novels, poems, short stories, fairy tales, radio plays and theatre scripts. She worked as an editor for many book in children’s and young adult literature. She prepared and presented two radio programmes titled “Sounds in our Hearts” and “Book Worm”. She writes book reviews and articles in the literature supplement ofCumhuriyet newspaper. Her short stories, fairy tales and poems are also included in text books for schools. The play she wrote with A. Akal and N. Yılmaz, “Red Umbrella” has been put on stage for the period 2011-2012 by İstanbul State Theatre.