Vuslat D. Katsanis is a Turkish-born scholar, artist, and literary translator working at the intersection of multiple expressive traditions. She is a Professor of Writing and Literature at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, where she teaches interdisciplinary courses in literary arts and media studies. Her scholarly works and translations have been published by Routledge, New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film, Interstitial: A Journal of Modern Culture and Events, Bosphorus Review of Books, Portland Review, and Necessary Fiction. Her art has appeared at the Highways Performance Space and Gallery in Los Angeles, Sonorities Festival of Music in Belfast, and the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Irvine, with a certificate of emphasis in Critical Theory and a M.A. in Visual Studies.