Turkish-Cypriot sculptor-poet-writer Şinasi Tekman was born in 1933 the Yiğitler village, Cyprus. After completing his secondary education at LTL, he finished Güzelyurt Teachers' Training College and later studied at the King Alfred's College (UK) during 1956-58. During 1980-90 Teman served as the headmaster of Nicosia's prestigious Türk Maarif Koleji.
Tekman is well known for his beautiful wooden sculptures as well as his poetry and many articles published in the press.Some of his poetry and short stories were published in 'Çardak', 'Çevre' magazines.
Haydan Gelen Huya Gider (Oyun 1952), Nasreddin Hoca Şiirleri (1954), Atatürk Çocuklarına Şiirler (1855), Yeşilada ağaç, Orman Şiirleri (1957).
REFERENCE: Bener Hakkı Hakeri / Kültürümüzde Sanatçılar ve Yazarlar İsimler Sözlüğü (2004)., Şinasi Tekman (cypnet.co.uk, 03.01.2019), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (12. Cilt, 2019).