Lütfiye Güzel was born in Duisburg in 1972. The poet travels between the Ruhr region and Berlin, where she lives and works. Since 2014 she has been publishing poems, short prose, cut-ups and poetry clips under her own label go-güzel-publishing. In 2017, Lütfiye Güzel was awarded the Ruhr Literature Prize. Her most recent book ›winterwütendwinter‹ (Best of 3) was published in July 2022.