Poet (b. 1956, Eskişehir). He attended the Ankara Aydınlıkevler High School, and graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Sociology (1982). After working as an assistant at the School of Press and Publication (1983-84), he entered the advertisement companies. His articles and poems were published in the reviews Felsefe Dergisi, Somut, Yusufçuk, Türk Dili, Gösteri, Varlık and Yazko-Edebiyat after 1979. He wrote columns in the newspaper Radikal.
In 1981, he ranked the second at the competition held by the review Gösteri with his poem Unutulmuş Bir Yaz İçin (For a Forgotten Summer). Besides, he received the awards of Halil Kocagöz, Behçet Necatigil, and the Golden Orange, as well as the Cahit Külebi Special Award at the Orhon Murat Arıburnu Awards.
POETRY: Karşılığını Bulamamış Sorular (The Questions that could not Be Answered, 1982), Sokak Prensesi (Princess of the Streets, 1990), Sırat Şiirleri (Poems of Doomsday, 1991), Eskiden Terzi (Tailor in the Old, 1995), 40 Şiir ve Bir (40 Poems and One, 1997), Seçme Şiirler (Selected Poems, 1998), Hafız'ın Şiirleri: Hafıza (Poems of Hafız: Memory, 1999), Karton Valiz: Dergilerde Kalan Şiirler (The Pasteboard Suitcase: Poems Remaining in Reviews, 1999), Ölüm Bir Skandal (Death, a Scandal, 1999), Nar (Pomegranate, collected poems I, 2000), Hafız ile Semender (Hafız and the Salamander, collected poems II, 2002), Zarf (The Envelope, 2004).
ESSAY: Haziran, Tekrar (June, Again, 2000).
Besides, he made translations from Lina Salamandre.