Storywriter and novelist (b. 1 September in 1945, Sivas). After he graduated from Sivas High School (1964) and Ankara Gazi Institute of Education, Department of French (1968), he did his master’s at Poliers University (France) (1971-72). After he returned to Turkey, he worked as a teacher at high schools in Ardahan (1968-70), Sivas (1972-75) and İstanbul, and at the Atatürk Education Institute (1978-80). He was a member of publication committee of Meydan Larousse Ansiklopedisi (Meydan Larousse Encyclopedia, 1986) and published a story journal Öykü (1975-76, 8 issues).
He had his stories, articles and translations published in the journals Yeni Ufuklar, Milliyet, Sanat, Vatan, Politika, Somut, Gösteri, Günümüzde Kitaplar, Sanat Emeği, Oluşum and in publications published in Yugoslavia such as Sesler, Birlik, Tan, Çevrem. In his stories he attracted attention with his ability to combine contemporary story technique with his mastery of traditional narration along with a successful psychological analysis. He won the Story Achievement Award at the 12th Antalya Festival with his story Can Eriği (Plum, 1975) and the achievement award in the play competition held by the Turkish Opera and Ballet Foundation with his play Gün Vurgunu (The Day Hit, 1984).
SHORT STORY: Kurtboğan (Monkshood, 1974), Kiraz Küpeler (Cherry Earrings, 1977), Gurbet Kaçtı Gözüme (Foreign Lands Escaped My Eyes, 1983), Le Transanatolien (Transanatolia, 1988, French, Paris), Turuncu Eleni (Orange Eleni, 1992).
NOVEL: Peygamber Çiçeği (Cornflower, 1981), Asmalı Pencere (Window with the Grapevine, 1984), Gün Vurgunu (The Day Hit, 1986).
CHILDREN’S NOVEL: Bizim Sinemamız Var (We Have Cinema, 1979), Cumartesiye Çok Var mı? (Is it Long to Saturday?, 1981).
TRAVEL LITERATURE: Bükreş Günleri (Days of Bucharest, 1985).