Poet (b. 4 December 1946, Gülşehir-ancient Arapsun / Nevşehir). He
His first poem Rüzgârlı (Windy) was published in the magazine Soyut in 1966 and his other poems were published in Soyut (1966-74), Türk Dili (1967-90), Sanat Dergisi (1975-76), Oluşum
(1976), Türkiye Yazıları, Yusufçuk, Tan (1981-82), Sonbahar (1993) and Edebiyat ve Eleştirisi (1995). He
received the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation Achievement Award in
Sunak (Gift, 1978), Bir Denizin Çekildiği Bütün Kıyılar (All the Shores Where the Sea Ebbs, 1980), Arka Oda (Back Room 1981), Dip (Bottom, 1995), Küflü Şimşek /Toplu Şiirler) 1966-96, (Moldy Lightening, Collected Poems, 1966-96, 1999), Veda Vezinleri (Prosodies of Farewell, 2002).