Burcu Yılmaz was born in 1986, Istanbul. She graduated from The Dept. of Communication Design and Management. She studied Literature at Nâzım Hikmet Academy and Italian Language and Literature at Istanbul University. Her works took part in the Ege University Painters of Children's World and Books Museum, The 50th Bratislava Illustration Biennial, and the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair. In the 17th Tudem Literature Awards - Picture Book Competition, her silent book "When I Leave Home" was deemed second.
Her technique: Linocut printing, collage, and digital painting.