Poet and writer (b. 1 January 1958, Gümüşhane). He graduated from Gümüşhane İmam Hatip School (1973) and Atatürk University, Faculty of Islamic Sciences (1978). He went to Holland after having worked as a teacher in Eskişehir and left this profession in 1985. He has worked freelance in Holland since 1996. He is a member of the Writers Union of Turkey, the Endulus Teachers Foundation (Holland) and the HDR (Human Dignity and Rights Foundation, Germany).
His first poem was published in the review Millî Fikir (Çorum, 1975). Also under his first name, his poetry, essays, travel notes and short stories were published in the newspapers Mavera (1976-83), Muştu (1976-78), Aylık Dergi, Haksöz (1999), Umran (1999-2000) and in the newspapers Yeni Devir (1979-83) and Yeni Dönem (1999) in Turkey; in the reviews Kafdağı (1994-2000), Wird (publication committee member, 2000) in Germany; in the newspapers İntertürk (1994) and Mavi Posta (1995-1996) and in the review Platform (2000) of which he administered the culture and art pages in Holland. He came first in the article competition in 1981 and came second in the short story competition in 1982 held by the newspaper Yeni Devir.
ESSAYS: Cümleler (Sentences, essays, epigrams, 1984), Cihad Bilinci (Consciousness of the Holy War, 2002).
BIOGRAPHY: Buharî (1985), Hz. Âdem (Esteemed Adam, 1998).
SHORT STORY: Tanıklar (The Witnesses, 1993), Nevbahar (The Spring, 2004).
POETRY: Amsterdam Akşamları (Amsterdam Nights, 1998), Tatlı Bir Çığlıktır Yüreğim (My Heart is a Sweet Scream, 2002).
STUDY-RESEARCH: İslâmî Bilgiler (Islamic Knowledge, for children, 1999), İslâmın Temel Kavramları (Basic Notions of Islam, 2000), Kur'an'a Göre Üç Evliya (Three Saints According to the Koran, 2002), Hz. Süleyman (Esteemed Solomon, 2002).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, 2007).