İhsan Oktay Anar
Anar published his first novel, The Atlas of Misty Continents (Puslu Kıtalar Atlası) in 1995, also have a comic book version by caricaturist İlban Ertem, released in Spring of 2015. His novels are fantasy pieces supported by historical facts and rumors especially related to the Ottoman Empire and a narration resembling fairy tales. He is known for well developed, various and original characters and providing a philosophical basis for his fantasy plots. Supernatural elements and references to folk literature and culture are commonly seen in his works. He uses a mixture of Ottoman and folk terminology within his Turkish writings, giving references to myths and historical scriptures. A trivial fact is that each of his books have a character named "Uzun İhsan" (meaning "Ihsan the Tall"), which is in fact a reference to himself. Anar is a tall and imposing figure, with a height over six feet four.
- The Nasty Hero (Galiz Kahraman) (2014)
- Seventh Day (Yedinci Gün) (2012)
- Taciturns (Suskunlar) (2007)
- Amat (Amat) (2005)
- Stories of Afrasiab (Efrasiyab`ın Hikayeleri) (1998) - later adapted for stage
- The Book of Science (Kitab-ül Hiyel) (1996)
- The Atlas of Misty Continents (Puslu Kıtalar Atlası) (1995)
- Illustrations for Kitab-ül Hiyel
- has published articles in the former newspaper Yeni Binyıl
- has published a story in the book 1002 Gece Masalları
- Academic articles published in Turkish
- Anar, İ.O., Er Efsanesinin Muhtemel Kökenleri, Seminar, 1993, P.30-44.
- Anar, İ.O., Sokrates Sorunu, Seminar. 1990. pp. 1–9.