Poet and businessman. Ferruh Tunç was born in Antalya in 1958. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Science at Ankara University. He began working as an auditor and continued working at international consulting companies. In 2009 he was appointed to the chairman of the executive board of KPMG in Turkey.
Since 1990 Tunç has published many poems and articles in various literary journals such as Adam Sanat, Broy, Yeni Biçem, Edebiyat ve Eleştiri, Varoş, Papirüs, Mecaz, İmge-Öykü, Varlık, and Sözcükler. His first book entitled "Şehrin Eski Yolcusu" was published in 1995. In 2010 Tunç received a Behçet Becatigil Poetry Award and Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Poetry Award for his book "Melez Zamanlar" (2010). In 2012 he won a Behçet Aysan Poetry Award for his book "Tunç Ayna" (2012). Tunç currently continues his work in Istanbul.
Şehrin Eski Yolcusu (1995), Melez Zamanlar (2010), Tunç Ayna (2012), Bir Cümle Olmaya Geldim (2017).
REFERENCE: Başarı Hikayeleri Ferruh Tunç (elektrikport.com, 14.10.2012), Şair Ferruh Tunç Belediye Başkan Yardımcısı Oldu (ozelkalem.com.tr, 4 Mayıs 2017), Ferruh Tunç (antalyalisairler.blogspot.com.tr, 4 Mayıs 2017).