Poet and writer (b. 16 August 1938, Ankara). She used signature of Elif Sorgun in her poem works. Cemal Süreya is her husband that they have been married for 10 years and Mehmet Seyda is her sister’s husband. She attended İstanbul Merdivenköy Primary School and graduated from Private Moda Institute for girls (1955). She worked as official of Retired Organization at General Directorship of Social Insurance Association and Ankara and İstanbul Section Directorship of it and Social Insurance Association Fındıklı Directorship of Real Estate and Buildings. She retired in 1987. She has continued her studies in İstanbul.
Her poem and prose works were published in Türk Dili Dergisi, Kadıköy, Yelken, Papirüs, Türkiye Yazıları, Yeni Edebiyat, Güzel Yazılar reviews. She is a member of Writers Syndicate of Turkey (board member) and Litterateur Association.
POEM (with the name of Elif Sorgun): Gibi (Like as, 1965), Acıben (Pain is Me, 1994), İçimizdeki Günler (Days in Inside of Us, 1997), Yakamı Bırakmayan Şiirler (Hounded Poems, 2000), Şiir Buluşması (Poem Meeting, 2002).
MEMOIR-PORTRAIT: Dostlarının Kaleminden Cemal Süreya'nın Portresi (Cemal Süreya from the Pen of Our Friends, 1998).
ANTHOLOGY: Papirüs'ten Başyazılar (Head Writing Works from Papirüs, 1992), Papirüs Şiirleri Antolojisi (Poem of Papirüs Anthology, 2002).