Poet (b. 1939, Tokat). He graduated from Haydarpaşa High School (1959) and Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences (1963). He worked as the director of the İzmir District Statistic Directorate and after leaving this post (1968) as teacher.
His poems and articles were published in the reviews Yelken, Değişim, Türk Dili, YazkoEdebiyat from 1968. He translated poems from English. He received the Natıroğlu Literature Award with Yüzün Senin (Your Face) in 1984.
POETRY: Bozgunda (In Defeat, 1962), Ben Severek Büyürüm (I Grow up while Loving, 1973), Yüzün Senin (Your Face, 1983), Gece ve Genç Kız (Night and Young Girl, 1994), Kuşların Geçerken Çizdikleri (The Drawings of Birds while Passing By, collected poems, 1994).
ESSAY-CRITIQUE: Beni Irmak Boylarına Götür Anne (Mother, Bring me to the Bank of River, 1998), Zamanın Sularında-Tarihsiz Günlükler (In the Water of Time-Diaries Undated, 2000).
ANTHOLOGY: İkinci Yeni Şiir Antolojisi (Anthology of Second New Poetry, with Mehmet H. Doğan, 1969).