Turkish-Cypriot Literature
North Cyprus  

Hakkı Yücel

  Born in 1952, in Cyprus, and educated in Cyprus and Turkey. He read Medicine and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul. 

He is a poet, literary researcher and a practising eye specialist. His poems and essays have been published in magazines and newspapers in Cyprus, Turkey, UK, and Hungary. He is one of the leading members of the '74 Generation Poetry Movement. He has been active in the promotion of the Cypriot culture and literature in Turkey.

His first collection of poems `Aci Surgun' [Bitter Exile] (1986) is published by Yasemin Publications. He is now working on a novel and the publication of a magazine on Turkish Cypriot Arts.



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