Poet and translator. Born in 1963, graduated from Galatasaray College and studied management at Boğaziçi University. He has been working as a lecturer at Istanbul University, Department of Foreign Language School. He is the editor-in-chief of Ç.N., Turkey’s sole literary translation magazine. His poems have been translated into many languages. He is a member of Turkish PEN, the Writers Syndicate of Turkey, Turkish Authors Association and Turkish Translators Association.