Storywriter (b. December 1961, Malatya). He attended Malatya Melekbaba Primary School (1970), Dörtyol Experimental High School (1978) and graduated from Hacettepe University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature (1983). After working as a teacher of literature at elementary schools in Sivas (1985-87), he was recruited by the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation. He began to work as a producer on the Ankara Channel of the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation in 1998.
His first short story with the title Ana (Mother) was published in the arts page of the newspaper Yeni Asya in 1980. His other works appeared in the review Köprü and in the newspapers Tasvir and Zaman. He collected the short story award from the review Köprü in 1981; the Writers Union of Turkey Short Story Award in 1986 with his book Şehirleri Süsleyen Yolcu (The Traveler who Adorns the Cities), in which he proved his success in writing stories; the essay award in 1992 and the award for television programs in 1994 from the same organization; the award for television programs from the Foundation for Turkish National Culture in 1991 and the award for television programs from the Confederation of True Trade Unions of Turkey in 1994.
SHORT STORY: Şehirleri Süsleyen Yolcu (The Traveler who Adorns the Cities, 1985), Gerçeği İnciten Papağan (The Parrot That Hurts Reality, 1992), Kuş Uykusu (Hibernation, 1996), Güzeran (Passing, 1998), Halvet Der Encümen (The Committee Claims Isolation, 1999), Varlığın Evi (The House of Existence, 2002).
NOVEL: Yakaza (Being Awake, 1992).
FAIRY-TALE: Mavi Kanatlı Bir Kuş (A Bird with Blue Wings, 1991), Düş Bahçesi (Garden of Dreams, 1996).
ESSAY: Korku ve Ümit ve Aşk (Fear and Hope and Love, 1992), Düş Kırığı (Disillusion, 1998), Geçen Gün Ömürdendir (Yesterday is a Spent Part of Life, 1998).
RESEARCH-STUDY: Rüya Sineması (Dream Cinema, 1994), Düş Gerçeklik ve Sinema (Dream, Reality and Cinema, in collaboration with Ayşe Şasa and İhsan Kabil, 1996), Televizyon ve Kutsal (Television and the Sacred, 1998).
COLLETION: Yeni Şiir Antolojisi (Anthology of New Poetry, 1985), Kur'an'dan Öyküler (Stories from the Koran, 2003), Öyküler Kitabı (Book of Stories, 2003), Erdem Öyküleri (Stories of Virtue, 2003), Hikmet Öyküleri (Stories of Wisdom, 2003), Huzur Öyküleri (Stories of Peace of Mind, 2003), Rehber Öyküler (Stories of Guidance, 2003).
REFERENCE: Adnan Tekşen / Anlaşılamayan Edebiyatçılar (Zaman, 4.2.1987), Nejat Turhan / Bir Portre (Köprü, Mart-Nisan 1993), Ahmet Kabaklı / Türk Edebiyatı (cilt: 5), Yeni Düşünce (26.3.1993), Ömer Lekesiz / Yeni Türk Edebiyatında Öykü-5 (2001), İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2007) – Ünlü Edebiyatçılar (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 4, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013), Varlığın Evi (Hece, Kasım 2002), Sefa Kaplan / Öyküler Kitabı - Göçmüş Kediler Bahçesi (Hürriyet Keyif, 13.7.2003), Turgay Seçkiner / Gezgin (Varlık, Şubat 2005), Ersin Yalçınkaya / Kitap-lık (sayı: 80, Şubat 2005), Varlık (Şubat 2005).