Poet, writer and artist (b. 10 March 1952, Prizren / Kosovo). He is a graduate of Prizren Advanced Academy of Pedagogy. He worked as a journalist on the radio and for journals in Prizren for twenty-five years. He has been involved with painting for thirty years.
His poems and articles were published in Birlik journal in Skopje and his poems have been translated into six foreign languages. His play named 20. Yüzyılın Karagöz ve Hacivatı (The 20th Century’s Turkish Shadow Theater, Karagöz and Hacivat) was broadcast on Prizren Television in 1986. His plays İnek ile Sinek (The Fly and Yhe Cow, 1987), Gül ve Diken (The Rose and the Thorn, 1988) and Caro ile Curo (Caro and Curo, 1989) have been broadcast on radio.
Also interested in painting, Ethem Baymak has held around fifty personal exhibitions in Yugoslavia and Turkey and various European countries. He is a member of the Kosovo Turkish Writers Association, and is the Art Director of the Kosovo Turkish Artists Association.
JOURNAL: Günce (Journal, 1986).
BIOGRAPHY: Süreyya Yusuf / Yaşamı, Sanatı ve Eserleri (Süreyya Yusuf/ His Life, Art and Works, 1987), Naim Şaban / Hayatı ve Sanatı (Naim Şaban/ His Life and Art, 1988).
CRITISM: Günsalkımı (Bunch of Days, 1989), Tuna Akar Serin Serin (The Danube Flows Chilly, 1999).
POETRY: Sevişmenin Tam Zamanı (The Perfect Time for Making Love, 1992), Rumeli Çeşitlemeleri (Rumelia Varieties, 1996), Gülü Dişledim (I Bit the Rose, 1998).
CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: Ressam Harfleri Çizdi (The Artist Drew the Letters, 2003).