writer (b. 1923, İstanbul – d. 1 July, 1965). He graduated from the
He won the 1949-50 Yunus Nadi Award and became well known with the success of his article Rize’nin Köylerinden (From the Villages of Rize). He published his stories in the reviews Yenilik, Varlık and Türk Dili. He did translations from German and wrote radio dramas. He won the Award of Merit at the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation’s 1970 Art Awards, the Turkish Language Association 1974 Short Story Award with his work Koca Denizde İki Nokta (Two Points in The Huge Sea), the 1970 Sait Faik Story Award with his book Direğin Tepesinde Bir Adam (A Man At the Top of The Mast) and the 1994 Haldun Taner Story Award with his book Derin Dondurucu İçin Öykü (Story for the Deep Freeze). In addition, his novel and child’s books were published.
SHORT STORY: Kavganın Sonu ve Başı (The Beginning and End of The Fight, 1955), Direğin Tepesinde Bir Adam (A Man At the Top of The Mast, 1969), Kıçüstünde Toplantı (Assembly at The Stern, 1971), Koca Denizde İki Nokta (Two Points in The Huge Sea, 1973), Karaya Vurdu Deniz (The Sea Washed The Shore, 1975), Deprem (Earthquake, 1976), Soyunanlar (Those Who Plunder, 1980), Çiçekli Dağ Sokağı (Flowery Mountain Street, 1982), Gemi Adamları (Sailors, all sea stories, 1984), Bir Şarkı Gibiydi (It Was Like A Song, 1987), Aramızdaydı O Gün (He was With Us That Day, 1990), Denizlerin İstanbul (İstanbul Belongs to the Sea, 1992), Derin Dondurucu İçin Öykü (Story for the Deep Freeze, 1995), Martılar Adası (Seagull Island, 1979), Uyumsuz Nuri (Discordant Nuri, 1981), Bahar Yorgunluğu (Spring Fever, 1998).
NOVEL: Tutkunun Köşeleri (Corners of Passion, 1982).
MEMOIR: Yeni Defterden Eski Deftere (From the New Notebook to the Old Notebook, 1993).