Poet (b. 26 January 1951, Güblüce village / Elbistan / Kahramanmaraş). He completed his primary and elementary education in Elbistan (1967). He graduated from Mersin Teachers School (1971), Anadolu University Education Graduate Program (1988). He started to work as a teacher in Ulupınar village in Kâhta (Adıyaman) and continued in Elbistan. He worked as the Director of Elbistan Primary School (1979-89). Afterwards, he served as a teacher of Turkish in Cologne, Germany (1989-93). He was elected the Kahramanmaraş parliamentary deputy from the list of the Welfare Party in the 1995 general elections, for the Prosperity Party in 1999 and from the list of the Justice and Development Party on 3 November 2002. He became the head of the Prosperity Party group in parliament in 2000. He did not give up his literary career when he was in parliament and continued to produce new works.
His poems and articles written under a pen name have been published in the reviews Hareket (1974-75), Yönelişler, Millî Gençlik, Mavera (1980-88) and Dolunay (1987) and in the newspapers Yeni Devir, Zaman (1987) and Akit (1994). He was selected the Writer of the Year by the Writers Union of Turkey with Bu Sevda Benim Değil (This Love is Not Mine) in 1999. He became known for his articles that were published in the review Mavera. He is a member of the Writers Union of Turkey and the Musical Work Owners Society of Turkey.
POETRY: Ortadoğu Çocukları (Children of the Middle East, 1986), Gelirdim İnce Sissizliklerle (I Came Through the Mist, 1991), Ehrenfeld Akşamları (Ehrenfeld Nights, 1993), Bir Gökyüzüdür Yürek (The Heart is a Sky, 1996), Bu Sevda Benim Değil (This Love is Not Mine, 1999), Bütün Şiirleri (All Poems, 2003).
ESSAY: Namlunun Ucundaki Ülke (A Country At the Point of Blade, 1995).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Yazarlar Sözlüğü (1990, 1998) - Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007) - Ünlü Edebiyatçılar (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 4, 2013) Mehmet Atilla Maraş / Şair Milletvekilleri 1 - 22. Dönem 1920-2005 (2005), İhsan Işık / Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006), TBMM Albümü 3. Cilt 1983-2010 (2010).