"Aviculture" in Spring/Summer Edition (Volume 43.2) of Black Warrior Review. FEBRUARY 2017. (BWR Contest finalist, Pushcart 2019 ‘Special Mention’)
"Fish were Drowning" in Summer 2016 Online Exclusives of Gulf Coast. JUNE 2016.
"Moving from Istanbul" in Issue #96 of Glimmer Train Stories. (Winner of the December 2014 Fiction Open Contest) APRIL 2016.


"It's High School Biology Class All Over Again and Here's Your Frog. His Name Is Kafka" in Glimmer Train Bulletin. MARCH 2015.


43.2 Feature: An Interview with Zeynep Özakat in Black Warrior Review. MARCH 2017