Poet and writer (b. 1913, Radovişte /
His early poems were published in the review Varlık under the pen name Şevket Hıfzı (1933). Having his poetry book published under the same pen name, he gave up writing poetry after he started to write columns and produced work in the genres of essay and conversation. He won the Burhan Felek 1987 Award for his contributions to journalism. Some of his poems have been set to music in various styles.
Eşref Saat (Propitious Moment, 1956), Ümit Dünyası (World of Hope, 1957), Hayat Böyledir (Life is Like This, 1962), Aile Sohbetleri (Family Conversations, 1967), 50. Yılında Sovyet Rusya (Soviet Russia in Its 50th Year, 1968), Şiirler-Kördüğüm ve Ötekiler (Poems- the Gordian Knot and Others, 1970), Saadet Yolu (The Way to Happiness, 1981), Türk Hattatları (Turkish Calligraphers).