Pedagogue and writer (b. 1 April 1917, Zile / Tokat – d. 22 Aralık 1981, Ankara). He also wrote under the pen name Şevki Durugöl. He attended Erzurum Primary Teacher School (1937) and Gazi Institute of Education, Department of Literature in 1939. He served as a teacher and director at elementary and high schools in Zonguldak, Kastamonu, Burdur, Uşak, Muğla, Tire (1943-60) and Ankara (1960-1965). He worked as a reporter at the Instruction and Training Committee (1960-65), as a teacher at the Gazi Institute of Education and as the Chief of the Terminology Branch of the Turkish Language Association (1960-67)
He wrote essays, conversations, anecdotes and research for many reviews and newspapers from 1937. He became known for his studies and research on Turkish Literature History and Turkish Folklore. His critiques and book reviews were published in reviews such as Fikirler, Ülkü, Şadırvan, Hisar, Varlık and Türk Dili etc.
MONOGRAPH: Huzûri (Huzuri, volume 1, 1949), Namık Kemal (Namık Kemal, 1952), Cenap Şahabettin (Cenap Şahabettin, 1952), Abdülhak Hamit (Abdülhak Hamit, 1953), Şinasi (Şinasi, 1954), Ataç (Ataç, 1962), Ömer Seyfettin (Ömer Seyfettin, 1964), Ahmet Rasim (Ahmet Rasim, 1965).
RESEARCH: Türkçe'de Sözlük Yapma Yolları (Ways of Forming Words in Turkish, 1962), Türkçe'de Fiiller (Verbs in Turkish, 1962), Dilcilere Saygı (Respect to the Linguists, 1965), Halk Şiirinde Türkler (Poets in Folklore, 1969), Tümce Bilgisi (Grammar Knowledge, 1976).