Poet and writer
(b. 29 April 1952, Gömü village / Emirdağ / Afyon – d. 19 February 2013, İzmir).
His father was a teacher who studied at Village Institute. He attended
His first article (Düşlemek Neye Yarar, Why is It Imagination for?) was published in the November 1985 issue of the review Öğretmen Dünyası. He published his later works in the reviews such as Öğretmen Dünyası, Yamaç, Kıyı, Aykırı, Sanat, Eylül, Anadolu Ekini, Parantez (Germany), Tan (Yugoslavia), Varlık, Damar, Karşı Berfin, Bahar, Evrensel Kültür, Yazın and Agora and in Cumhuriyet Kitap supplement and in the newspapers Demokrasi and Evrensel. He won Yeni Türkü Worthy Poet award in 1985 and came first at Sabri Akay Poetry Award in 1986. He is a member of The Turkish Authors Association and Writers Syndicate of Turkey.
POETRY: Sevgimi Sunuyorum Sana (I am Offering Love to You, 1985), Hüzün Yağmurları (Rains of Sadness, 1987), Öksüz Ülkenin Söylencesi (The Legend of the Orphaned Country, 1990), Yaşamın Hakkarisindeki Militan (Militant in Hakkari of the Law, 1996), Büyükler Nerdesiniz (Where are You Elders, 1997), Cinnet ve Cinayet (Insanity and Murder, 1997), Aşk da Bitti (Love is Over Too, 2001), Öksüz Ülkenin Söylencesi (The Legend of the Orphaned Country, 2001), Lav ve Kül (The Lava and the Ash, 2004).
NARRATIVE: Eski Fotoğrafların Sesi (Voice of the Old Photographs, 1998), Uçurum Aşklar Tiradı (Tirade of Precipice Loves, 1999).
RESEARCH: Mevlânâ / Yaşamı ve Şiirleri (Mevlana / Life and Poetry, 2000), Hacı Bektaş Veli (Hacı Bektaş Veli, 2001), Öner Yağcı - Umuttan İnada (Öner Yağcı – From Hope to Obstinacy, 2001).
CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: Keloğ–lan ve Cinler Padişahı (Keloğlan and The Sultan of Jinn’s, 1998), Güneş Ülkesine Uçuş (Flight to the City of the Sun, 1999).