Researcher of literature, poet (b. 1939, Prizren / Kosova). He attended primary school, secondary school and high school in the city where he was born. He worked as a teacher in Üsküp, as a journalist in Pristine for a while and then graduated from Sarajevo University Department of Orientalism. After becoming a researcher of Turkish language at Pristina University, Faculty of Philology, he received his PhD with his thesis Prizren Türk Halkı Edebiyatı ve Ağız Hususiyetleri”(Prizren Turkish Folk Literature and Characteristics of Local Dialects).
Then he became the Head of Skopje and Pristina Universities, Departments of Turkish Language and Literature. He still works in Pristina. His articles have been published in the magazines Çevren ve Sevinç and in Birlik newspaper.
POETRY: Günaydın (Good Morning, children’s poetry, 1964), Ana Kucağı (Mother’s Lap, 1983).
STUDY-RESEARCH: Kosova Türk Halk Edebiyatı Metinleri (Texts of Kosovo Turkish Folk Literature, 1985), Bulgaristan’da Çağdaş Türk Edebiyatı Antolojisi (Anthology of Contemporary Turkish Literature in Bulgaria, 3 volumes, 1987), Yugoslavya’da Çağdaş Türk Edebiyatı Antolojisi (Anthology of Contemporary Turkish Literature in Yugoslavia, 3 volumes, 1989), Makedonya Türk Halk Edebiyatı Metinleri (Texts of Macedonian Turkish Folk Literature, 1989), Bulgaristan Halk Edebiyatı Metinleri (Texts of the Folk Literature of Bulgaria, 1990).
SELECTION: Âşık Ferki / Hayatı ve Eserleri (Âşık Ferki / His Life and His Works, 1986).
BIOGRAPHY: Rıza Mollov / Hayatı ve Eserleri (Rıza Mollov / His Life and His Works, 1999).
REFERENCE: Hasan Mercan / Balkanlarda Çağdaş Türk Şiiri Antolojisi (2000), İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2007).