Poet (b. 7 September 1953). He graduated from Yozgat High School and Ankara Gazi Institute of Education, Department of Social Sciences (1978). He worked as a civil servant and as a manager at the Agricultural Products Office. He retired in 1998.
His first poem was published in the February 1978 issue of the review Varlık. His other poems have been published in reviews such as Varlık, Türkiye Yazıları, Dönemeç, Yeni Düşün, Gösteri, Oluşum, Bir Yeni Biçem, Yaba and Yarın (editorial board member). He received the 1987 Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Poetry Award with his book Yolculuk (The Voyage) and the 1996 Orhon Murat Arıburnu Poetry Award with Dicle Üstü Ay Bulanık (The Moon is Blurry Above the Tigris). He is a member of the Turkish Authors Association (chairman for a period).
POETRY: Küçük Acılar (Little Pains, 1984), Aykırı Yaşamak (Living Abnormally, new poems with his first poetry book, 1985), Yolculuk (The Voyage, 1986), Kimliksiz Değişim (Change without Identity, 1992), İyimser ve Kederli (Optimist and Sorrowful, 1994), Bütün Mevsimler Güz (All Seasons are Autumn, 1994), Dicle Üstü Ay Bulanık (The Moon is Blurry Above the Tigris, 1995), Kül Uzun Sürer (Ash Lasts Long, 1996), Derin Kesik (The Deep Cut, 1999), İnsan Sevmezse Ölür (A Human Dies if He Does Not Love, 2004), Cam ve Taş (Glass and Stone, 2004), Üç Nokta Beş Harf (Three Points Five Letters, 2004), Yalnızlık Heceleri (Syllables of Loneliness, 2004).
ESSAY: İnsanın Acısını İnsan Anlar (A Human Understands the Pain of A Human, 1995), Gülün Sesi Gül Kokar (Voice of a Rose, Smell of a Rose, 1998).