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Loren Edizel was born in Izmir, Turkey and has lived in Canada most of her life. One of her novels, Izmir Hayaletleri (The Ghosts of Smyrna), was published in Turkey in 2008 by Senocak Yayinlari (trans. Roza Hakmen) and a short story "The Conch" appeared (Nov 2009) in Turkish translation as part of an anthology entitled Kadin Öykülerinde Izmir (Izmir in Women's Stories). "The Imam’s Daughter" was published in Montreal Serai.  Adrift, her second novel, was published by Tsar Books in 2011 and The Ghosts of Smyrna in 2013 also by the same publisher. A collection of short stories Confessions, A Book of Tales came out in October 2014 by Innana Publications in Toronto.