Haydar Ergülen

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Haydar Ergülen
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Haydar Ergülen, 2018
Born (1956-11-14) 14 November 1956 (age 65)
NationalityTurkish
OccupationPoet

Haydar Ergülen is a Turkish poet.[1] Born on 14 October 1956, in Eskişehir, Turkey, he graduated from the Sociology Department at Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Middle East Technical University) in Ankara.

After graduation from the university, he worked as an advertising copywriter. His first poetry book was published in 1981. As of 2020, his 17 poetry, 28 essay books have been published. Among his published poetry books are: Sokak Prensesi (Street Princess/1991), Eskiden Terzi (Once a Tailor), 40 Şiir ve Bir (40 Poems and One/1997), Karton Valiz (Cardboard Suitcase/1999).

With 40 Poems and One, Ergülen won the 1997 "Behçet Necatigil Poetry Award" [2] as well as the "Orhon Murat Arıburnu Poetry Award". His "Once a Tailor" brought him the 1996 "Halil Kocagöz Poetry Award".

For some of his books, he used the pen name "Hafız".

Published books in foreign languages[edit]

Haydar Ergülen's poems have been translated to various languages and published as books, in addition inclusion in various other publications like anthologies etc.

His published books in foreign countries are:

  • France:Carnet Intime[3] (AL MANAR Editions, 2012) and Grenade ou Nar [4] (L’Harmattan, 2015).
  • Germany:Die Ecken deiner Stille [5](Elif Verlag, 2019)
  • United Kingdom:Pomegranate Garden[6] (Parthian Books, 2019)
  • Italy: La Casa Nella Melegrana [7] (Valigierosse, 2020).

Other related activities[edit]

Haydar Ergülen is the director of the International Eskişehir Poetry Festival, International Nazım Hikmet Poetry Days, and İzmir International literature Festival. He gives lectures at universities over creative writing, poetry, Turkish Literature and philosophy. He organizes workshops over creative writing and poetry. He is the member of board PEN International in Turkey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erol, Ertan; Özer, Halis Ahmet (2013). "HAYDAR ERGÜLEN'İN "GÖZLÜKLÜ ŞİİR"İNİ TAHLİL DENEMESİ" [AN ANALYSIS OF GOZLUKLU ŞIIR BY HAYDAR ERGULEN]. Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi [The Journal of International Social Research]. 6 (26): 199–209.
  2. ^ "Poets who have won the Necatigil Poetry Award and their works". Behçet Necatigil Poetry Award site. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Carnet intime". AL MANAR Editions page for the book Carnet Intime. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Grenade ou Nar". L’Harmattan page for the book Grenade ou Nar. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Die Ecken deiner Stille". Elif Verlag website page for Die Ecken deiner Stille. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Pomegranate Garden". Parthian Books website page for Pomegranate Garden. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  7. ^ "La Casa Nella Melegrana". Valigierosse website page for Casa Nella Melegrana. Retrieved 4 January 2021.