Jurnalist, poet and writer (b. 1956, Çorum). He graduated from Ankara Gazi University, Institute of Education, Department of Turkish. For a while he worked as a teacher, and then he started as a journalist (1984). His first poem was published in the review Türk Edebiyatı (1978). He collected the Behçet Necatigil Poetry Award with his work İnsan Bir Yalnızlıktır (A Person is Loneliness).
POETRY: Sürgün Sevdaları (Exile Loves, 1984), İnsan Bir Yalnızlıktır (A Person is a Loneliness, 1990), Seferberlik Şiirleri (Mobilization Poems, 1994).
ESSAY-RESEARCH: Tarih Tereddütten İbarettir (History Consists of Hesitation, 1990), Terörün Soldurduğu (Things That Caused to Fade By Terror, 1990), Kemal Derviş - Bir Kurtarıcı Öyküsü (Kemal Derviş-A Story of a Savior, 2001), Derviş'in Siyaseti Siyasetin Dervişi (The Politics of Derviş are the Dervishes of Politics, 2002).
ANTHOLOGY: Yahya Kemâl Beyatlı-Seçmeler (Yahya Kemal Beyatlı-Selections, from his poems and prose, 1995).