Poet and writer (b. 23 December 1960, Hisarkavak village / Mecitözü /
Çorum). He attended Muş Yavuz Selim Primary School (1972), Taşova High School
(1977), the Air Force Technical School (1979) and the Air Force Technical
Foreign Language (English) School. He worked as a noncommissioned officer in
the Air Force Technical School (1979-83) and as the Chief of Shipping
His first poem appeared in the magazine Bireşim in İzmir in 1982. Later, his works were published in the
magazines Yaba-Öykü, Gökyüzü, Dönemeç,
Varlık, Temmuz, Yeni Olgu, Bireşim, Damar, Yazıt, Kıyı, Virgül, Gerçek, Suna,
Berfin, Promete, Parantez (
POETRY: Ertelenmiş Buluşma (The Postponed Meeting, 1987), Arınmış ve Ölümsüz (Purified and Immortal, 1994), Ayrılıklar İmgedir (Separations Are Symbols, 1999), Aşk Ayrılığı da Bilir (Love Knows Separation Too, 2000), Susmalar Kitabı (The Book of Keeping Silent, 2003), Sesler (The Voices, 2005).
ESSAY-RESEARCH: Siyasal Tarih Sürecinde Sanat ve İktidar (Art and Power in the Process of Political History, 2001), Estetik ve Eylemlilik (Aesthetics and Actuality, 2002).