Elif Duygu was born in Istanbul and grew up in Vienna. She participated in her first poetry slam in June 2018, followed by multiple performances not only in Vienna but all across Austria. In April 2019 she became the U20 champion of Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland. Additionally, in 2019 Elif performed at TEDxVienna and the Danube Island Festival which is one of the biggest open-air music festivals in the world. Elif’s poems have been published in anthologies and literature magazines.