Poet (b. 21 June 1947, Karabük). He attended Heybeliada Primary School, Heybeliada Hüseyin Rahmi Gürpınar High School (1965) and graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Geography (1970). He lived in Filyos (Hisarönü), Başverencuma, Amasra, Yalova, Kemerburgaz, Heybeliada, Burgazada, Çorlu, Wisbech, London and Kadıköy. He worked in different private organizations as a personnel chief and then he retired. When he was a student he worked in factories and in 1969-1970 he worked in restaurants in the United Kingdom and in agriculture. He arranged an open-air poetry exhibition in Kadıköy. He is a member of Writers Syndicate of Turkey.
His first poem “Çağrı” (Call) was published in the newspaper Hız (Ankara 1 June 1975) and his subsequent poems have been published in reviews such as Sek, Ozanca, Saçak, Türkiye Yazıları, Hakimiyet Sanat, Edebiyat Cephesi, Oluşum, Varlık, Somut, Dönemeç, Poem for life, Karşı Kıyı, Olma; his articles have appeared in the newspaper Cumhuriyet. He won the Yunus Nadi Poetry Award in 1993 with his work Kadınlar Geceleri Severler, Geceleri Güzel Bakarlar (Women Love the Nights, They Look Pretty at Night)
İnsanlara Doğru (Towards the People, 1979), Memleket Çocukları (Country Children, 1979), Şiir Güzeldir (Poetry is Pretty, 1988) Kadınlar Geceleri Severler, Geceleri Güzel Bakarlar (Women Love the Nights, They Look Pretty at Night 1993), Kadıköy Güzeldir (Kadıköy is Beautiful, 2002).