Poet and writer (b. 19 February 1961, Ortaköy / Güneysu / Rize). He attended Ortaköy Primary School (1980), Güneysu Elementary School (1976) and Rize İmam Hatip High School (1980). He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Theology 1992). He worked for the Ankara Bureau of the Dervish Press (1990-93) and the Turkish Religious Foundation (1993). I
n addition he was made the Director of Religious Affairs (2003) His first article, Güncem (My Dairy), was published in the newspaper Yeni Devir (Art-Literature page on 18 July, 1981) and his first poem in the review in Ayane (Volume 1, January 1988). His later works were published in the reviews Ayane, Dergâh and Atlılar, Yönelişler, Yedi İklim, Kayıtlar, Edebiyat Ortamı, Hece, Ülke, Tezkire, Kökler, Kılavuz ve Diyanet and the newspapers Yeni Devir, Yeni Şafak and Sağduyu. He published the review Ayane himself and became publishing director. (January 1988-December 1990: 36 issues).
He was one of the founders of the review Atlılar where he was publishing advisor (December 1999-August 2001, 9 issues). He also worked as a publishing advisor in the companies he worked for and edited social and cultural research. Mehmet Erdoğan collected his works on poetry in his books, Sübjektif Yazılar (Subjective Articles) and Şiirin Eşiğinde (On the Threshold of Poetry). He continues his writing with his articles evaluating Modern Turkish Poetry. In addition he writes articles about cultural life and religious ideas.
POETRY: Örtüye Bürünen Sözler (Words Wrapped in Cloth, 1993), İkindi Vezninde Gelişler (Things That Come in The Momentum of the Afternoon, 1999).
ESSAY-REVİEW: Subjektif Yazılar (Subjective Articles, 1997), Şiirin Eşiğinde (On the Threshold of the Poetry, 2004).
OPINION: Gençlerle Söyleşi (Speaking With Youngsters, 2003).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007), Asım Öz / Görünenin ötesi (Dünya Bülteni 26 Eylül 2012), Mehmet Aycı / Konuşması, Bir Ortamda Bulunması Takvimli (dunyabizim.com, 16 Şubat 2013), Ali K. Metin / Mehmet Erdoğan’ın Şiiri (Mehmet Erdoğan / Aşk Diye Diye - Toplu Şiirler, 2014, Ekler Bölümü), Yusuf Turan Günaydın / Mütevazı Ayane Mektebi (Mehmet Erdoğan / Aşk Diye Diye - Toplu Şiirler, 2014, Ekler Bölümü), Turan Karataş / Eleştiriyi Denemek (Star Kitap, 15.01.2015), Ömer Yalçınova / Mehmet Erdoğan Şiirine Dair Birkaç Not (İtibar, S. 52, Ocak 2016), Edebiyat ve Eleştiri Yazıları’nın Serüveni - Yörünge Haber (yorunge.com, 20 Mart 2020), Bilgi Teyidi (20 Mart 2020).