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ARISOY, M. Sunullah

Poet and writer (b. 23 March 1925, Şile / İstanbul – d. 19 December 1989, Söke / Aydın). He graduated from Haydarpaşa High School and then worked as an officer and as an advisor at the general directorate of Sümerbank. After his retirement in 1969, he worked as an associate director of the publishing house of the Turkish Historical Society for a while.

His poems and articles were published in magazines such as Yücel, Türk Dili, Pazar Postası, Akis and in Ulus newspaper. He was the editor-in- chief of the magazine Aktualite.

WORKS:

POETRY: Garipler Treni (The Train of the Poor, 1984), Muhteşem Kavga (Perfect Fight, 1951), Mustafa Kemal Türküsü (The Song of Mustafa Kemal, 1953), Yaban Mavisi (Wild Blue, 1961), Dışa Vuran Karanlık (Emerging Darkness, 1961), Yanlış Yaşadık (We Lived Incorrectly, 1970), Sabrın Gülü (Rose of Patience, 1980).

ANTHOLOGY: Deste (Bunch, 1951), Türk Hiciv ve Mizah Antolojisi (Turkish Satire and Humor Anthology, 1967), Türk Halk Şiiri Antolojisi (Anthology of Turkish Folk Poetry, 1985).

NOVEL: Karapürçek (Black Curl, 1958), Tedirginin Biri (The Restless One, long story, 1962).

EDITION FOR PUBLISHING: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’ün Söyleyip Yazdıkları (The Things Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Said and Wrote, Atatürk’s Speeches and Statements, in modern Turkish, 1st Book, 1983).