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AKYOL, Sina

Poet (b. 1950, Ankara). He graduated from the Institute of Journalism and Public Relations (1972). He worked as program producer at the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation. He left the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation in 1982 and settled İstanbul. He published his poems in the reviews Meltem, Dost, Yansıma and Yazko-Edebiyat (1980-83).

He collected the Halil Kocagöz Poetry Award in 1995 with his poem titled Ayda Tümör İzleri (The Traces of Tumor on the Moon). He shared the Yunus Nadi Poetry Award with Aydın Afacan in 1996 with his poem titled Meğer Söz Gümüş (Apparently the Word is Silver) and he shared the Cemal Süreyya Poetry Award with Mehmet Mümtaz Tuzcu and Enver Ercan in 1997. He ranked second for the Golden Orange Poetry Award in 1997 with his poem Avluda (In the Courtyard).

WORKS (Poetry):

Su Tadında (Tastes Like Water, 1980), Lokmanla Geçen Şen Günlerim (My Merry Days with Lokman, 1982), Haytalarla Hatmiler (The Goof-offs and the Marsh Mallows, 1990), Ayda Tümör İzleri (The Traces of Tumor on the Moon, 1994), Avluda (In the Courtyard, 1996), Meğer Söz Gümüş (Apparently the Word is Silver, 1996), İkindi Kitabı (The Book of Afternoon, 1999), Belki Çiçek Dağına (Perhaps to the Flower Mountain, poems written between 1980-99, 2000), Olmanın Halleri (The Forms of Being, 2002).