Poet and writer. He was born on June 19, 1955 in
His first poem “Düşünceler” was published in Galatasaray High School’s magazine in May 1970 issue, then his other poems and writings were published in Yeni Ortam (1973-75), Vatan (1975), Soyut (1973-77), Yeni Dergi (1975), Yeni Ufuklar (1975-76), Varlık (1975-81), Türk Dili (1976-81), Saçak (1976-80), Türkiye Yazıları (1977-83), Yeditepe (1979), Yusufcuk (1979-80), Gösteri (1995), Milliyet Sanat (1997), Bahçe (1999), Yaşasın Edebiyat (1999) newspapers and magazines. He received Lions Literature Award with his work Gülgûn ile Nergis in 1978, and received first prize in Ataturk Poems Contest of Spor Toto in 1981 with his book Atatürk Sonsuzlaması. His book Fahişe ve Genelev Şiirleri was recalled from the market with the reason of “against public’s decency and morals” in 1976.
“Osman Serhat brought a new taste to our poem by basing on diction in Koran.” (Tuncer Uçarol)
“The expectation of ‘that having a conversation’ style, corresponds itself in Osman Serhad’s poems. With who, how to have a conversation’? Just like having conversation not only with the reader but also with the poem. Together with, simplicity and expectation of an extensive knowledge required from reader.” (Niyazi Zorlu)
Dizgi Yanlışı Yok (1973), Fahişe ve Genelev Şiirleri (1975), Düşünen Şiir Akımı (manifest and poetries, 1976), Yalnızlığın Yedi Rengi (1976), Gülgûn ile Nergis (1977), Yerlere ve Göklere Dair (6 vol.1978-1987; 7. vol and formers: 2003), Osman Serhad’ın Şiir Kitabı (1979), Atatürk Sonsuzlaması (1981), Üçüncü Kitap (1984), Okşanmamış Günler (1985), Yoksulluklar (selection poetries, 1995), Yeni Şiirler (2000), Gitmemiştin ki (2002), Ruhun Şehveti (2003).
REFERENCE: Tuncer Uçarol / Şiirler Üstüne Günlük - Yerlere ve Göklere Dair Şiir (Sesimiz, September 1979) - Kara Yalnızlık Şiirleri (Yazko-Edebiyat, issue: 57, October 1985), Niyazi Zorlu / Yoksulluklar (Varlık, issue: 1069, October 1996), İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).