Bernd Brunner is a writer who divides his time between Istanbul and Berlin. To contact him, please send an E-mail to bbrunner(at)

"Superb non-fiction books. ... They are archives unto themselves. A repository for dreams, visions, and fears." Die Zeit

"Written in such a strange and dreamy voice that it felt to me like an Italo Calvino short story, curiously translated from some lost, obscure language."
Elizabeth Gilbert ("Eat, Pray, Love") on "The Wild Dogs of Istanbul" in Best American Travel Writing 2013

He has written for Lapham's Quarterly, Cabinet, The Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal Speakeasy, The Smart Set and various German-language publications such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Tages-Anzeiger, Die Zeit, Zeit Geschichte, Deutschlandfunk, and Courrier International. Bernd has also been the guest on countless radio programs.
His books have been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and The Times, among many others..

Essay "Istanbul Panorama" in Lapham's Quarterly

Representation in Germany: Elisabeth Ruge Agentur, Berlin
In the USA: Regal Hoffmann & Associates, New York City