Writer (b. 1910, İncirköy / Fethiye / Muğla – d. 20 December 1994, Fethiye). He worked as a journalist, and did research about the folklore of many of the regions that he traveled to. While publishing this research and travel notes as books, he also took advantage of these experiences in his novels and short stories.
STUDY-RESEARCH: Diyarbakır ve Roman (Diyarbakır and Novel, 1949), Kayseri (Kayseri, 1950), Söğüt (Söğüt, 1952), Anadolu Mitolojisi (Mythology of Anatolia, 1967), Köy-Şehir Münasebetleri (Relations of Villages and Towns, 1969), Sarı Çamın Hikâyesi (The Story of the Yellow Pine, 1987).
TRAVEL LITERATURE: Yolüstü (On The Way, 1944), Toroslardan Aşağı (Under the Taurus Mountains, 1945).
NOVEL: Bizim Köy (Our Village, 1948) Koca Küp (The Large Earthenware Jar, 1969).
SHORT STORY: Deli Dere (Crazy Stream, 1948), Sedef Kız (The Mother-of-Pearl Girl, 1943), Sarı Çamın Hikâyesi (The Story of the Yellow Pine, 1986)
ESSAY: Denemelerim (My Essays, 1994).
In addition he translated from English.