Dr Mehmet Ali Çelikel completed his MA in English Language and Literature at the University of Hertfordshire in England in 1997. He was awarded his PhD with a thesis entitled ‘The Post-Colonial Condition: The Fiction of Rushdie, Kureishi and Roy’ at Liverpool University in England in 2001. He worked in the Department of English Language and Literature, Yüzüncü Yıl University in Van between 2002 and 2008. His book on post-colonial novel in Turkish, Sömürgecilik Sonrası İngiliz Romanında Kültür ve Kimlik (Culture and Identity in Postcolonial English Novel) was published in 2011. He has several publications in academic journals on post-colonial and postmodern fiction. He writes short stories. He currently works as an Associate Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, Pamukkale University in Denizli, Turkey.