Lisa Morrow is a sociologist, blogger and the author of three books about Turkey, most recently "Waiting for the Tulips to Bloom: Adrift in Istanbul". She has also created "Stepping back through Chalcedon: Kadikoy Walk", an audio tour of Istanbul. Her website www.insideoutinistanbul.com came about from her determination to scratch away the seemingly mundane surface of ordinary Turkish life to reveal the complexities below. She has a monthly spot on San Francisco Turkish Radio and has been interviewed on several national radio programs in her native Australia. She now lives in Lisbon and writes on a range of topics including refugees, writing, feminism, and her family. A full list of her publications is available on the Writing page of her website.