Born in 1972, Fuat Sevimay studied Business Administration in English in Marmara University. His compilation of stories, Ara Nağme, received the Orhan Kemal Short Story Award in 2014. His book for children, Haydar Paşa’nın Evi, was awarded the grand prize in the Urban Stories Competition organised by the Ankara Chamber of Architects, while his novel Kapalıçarşı was one of the award-winners at the Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar Novel Competition. The author was also presented with the Crystal Seagull Award by Kadıköy Anatolian High School in 2015. Sevimay has translated works by James Joyce, Henry James and Oscar Wilde from English, and by Luigi Pirandello and Italo Svevo from Italian. He worked on the translation of Finnegans Wake in Dublin, with support from Literature Ireland and Trinity College, and an additional scholarship. The novel was published in Turkish-language as Finnegan Uyarlaması in 2016.