Storywriter (b. 16 May 1951, Hasköy / Kiğı / Bingöl). In some of his works, he has used Vurgun and Mahmut Mustafaoğlu as pen names. He is a grandchild of the lecturer İsmail Hakkı Efendi. He attended Hasköy Primary School (Kiğı) and graduated from Elazığ İmam Hatip High School (1975) and Erzurum Atatürk University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Turkish (1979). He worked in farming in his village and was a businessman in İstanbul. He has served as the Provincial Chairman of the Virtue Party and as a counselor to the Mayor of İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality. He is a member of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association.
His first short story Tıkırtı (Click) was published
in Millî Gazete in
SHORT STORY: Evdeki Yabancı (The Foreigner at Home, 1986), Sesim Bana Yetmiyor (My Voice Is Not Enough for Me, 1987), Sarıldığım Soğuk Bir Ceset (A Cold Corpse That I Embraced, 1988), Sokağın Adı Issız (The Name of the Street: Desolate, 1989), Ay Işığında Vav'ın Odası (Vav’s Room in The Moonlight, 1991), Zamanların Öyküsü (Tale of the Times, 1994), Yalnızlık Sarkacı (The Lonely Pendulum, 1996), Kuşkonmazda Konuşan Adam (The Man Talking in Asparagus, 1998), İçim Su Berraklığında (I Am in the Clearness Of Water, 2001), Kapıda Bir Çift Ayakkabı (A Pair of Shoes at The Door, 2001).
MEMOIR-ESSAY: Gelişi Güzel (Haphazard, 1988).
NOVEL: Yitik Yaşamın Güncesi (The Dairy of the Lost Life, 2000).