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ATSIZ, Yağmur

Poet and writer (b. 1939, İstanbul). He is a son of the poet and writer Nihal Atsız. He attended Haydarpaşa High School and graduated from Bonn University. He has worked in the field of radio, journalism and television. He has been a press councilor at the Bonn Embassy. He has made broadcasts on various radio and television channels and written for newspapers in Germany. He has made TV documentaries and interviews. He works in İstanbul.

He has written articles in Cumhuriyet, Nokta, Pazar Postası, Akis, Yeni Yüzyıl, Milliyet reviews and newspapers. His still writes articles for Tercüman newspaper and Türk Edebiyatı and Maya reviews. In 2002 he won the Writers Union of Turkey Language Award with his work Meçhûl Bir Gazeteciye Mektublar (Letters to an Unknown Journalist).

WORKS:

ESSAY-STUDY: Yeni Türk Edebiyatı’ndan Seçmeler ve Çağdaş Alman Edebiyatı’nda Türkiye İzlenimleri (Collections from New Turkish Literature and Impression of Turkey in Contemporary German Literature, 1976), Bloknot Çekmece Yazıları (Block Note - Drawer Articles, 2000), Amerika’nın Afganistanları (The Afghanistan of the United States, 2002), Bir Nal Koleksiyoncusu: Türkiye (A Horseshoe Collector: Turkey, 1997), Cervantes – İnebahtı’nın Tek Kollusu (Cervantes - One Armed of Lepanton, 1997, Germany), Meçhûl Bir Gazeteciye Mektublar (Letters to an Unknown Journalist, 2002).

POETRY: Eine Frau um Vierzig (A Woman in her 40s, German and French Poems, 1985), Günlerimiz (Our Days, 1993), Unutkan Şehir (Forgetful City, 1997).