Born in 1974 in Dersim, Cengiz Sinan Çelik is an imprisoned Kurdish poet and painter. Çelik’s artwork has appeared in national and international exhibitions. His poems and articles have also been published in several magazines and newspapers. He is the recipient of numerous Turkish and Kurdish poetry awards. Serdestan, Çelik’s first collection of poetry, was released by Ayrıntı Publishing (Istanbul) in January 2022.