Poet (b. 22 May 1941, Artvin). His full name is Mustafa Mazhar Alphan. He attended the Haydarpaşa High School, and graduated from Karl Franzens University in Austria (1968). His master thesis was "AT ile Türkiye Arasındaki Anlaşmanın İktisadi ve Hukuksal Yönden Analizi" (Economical and Judicial Analysis of the Agreement between the EC and Turkey). He worked as an assistant at İstanbul Technical University, Faculty of Machine (1969-71). After working at the Educational Department and Inspection Board of the İş Bank, he was retired in 1994. He founded and directed the Sürgün Publishing House. He is a member of the Turkish Authors Association and the Writers’s Syndicate of Turkey.
His first poem "Son
Çağrı" (The Last Call) was published in
WORKS (Poetry):Evim Önü Yeşil Pınar (Green Fountain before My Home, 1991), Dağılsın Bulutlar (The Clouds Shall Go Away, 1994), Köpüğü Kırık Dalga (The Wave with Broken Bubbles, 1995), Aşk Kül ve Köz (Love, Ash and Coal Ash, 1997), Yaşam Yankılandığı Yerden Sürer (Life Continues from Where It Echoes, 2001, published together with Köpüğü Kırık Dalga- The Wave with Broken Bubbles and Aşk Kül ve Köz- Love, Ash and Coal Ash), Şimdi Sana (Now to You, 2004).