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Ahmet Telli (born December 2, 1946 in Eskipazar, Çankırı Province) is a Turkish teacher and writer.

Life

Ahmet Telli attended schools in Hasanoğlan and Pazarören. After completing his teacher training, he worked in a primary school for four years. After graduating from Gazi Eğitim Enstitüsü (now Gazi Üniversitesi in Ankara), he worked as a teacher of Turkish literature in various cities and provinces. After the military coup in 1980, he was arrested and his employment was terminated. In the same year, he was convicted under the Turkish Penal Code for violating sections 141, 142 and 146. Because of the article he published on Cigerhun’s poems, he was imprisoned for violating section 142. He worked as a bookseller, publisher, was head of various publishing houses and editor. In 1993, he returned to teaching after a court ruling. His first poem was published in 1961. In 1972, he won the 2nd place critics’ prize of Varlık Dergisi magazine for his first publication. In 1980, he received the Ömer Faruk Toprak Poetry Prize together with Metin Altıok for his book Hüznün İsyan Olur; he received the Y azko Şiir Özendirme Ödülü Prize in 1982 for his book S aklı Kalan. After 1972, a particularly large number of Ahmet Telli’s articles and poems were published in literary magazines. The magazine Türkiye Yazıları (March 1983, No.: 72) published some of his works.[1][2]

Works

Poems

  • Yangın Yılları (1979)
  • Hüznün İsyan Olur (1979)
  • Dövüşen Anlatsın (1980)
  • Saklı Kalan (1981)
  • Su Çürüdü (1982)
  • Belki Yine Gelirim (1984)
  • Çocuksun Sen (1994)
  • Kalbim Unut Bu Şiiri (1994)
  • Barbar ile Şehla (2003)
  • Nida (2009)

Other works

  • Ben Hiçbir Şey Söylemedim (2001)
  • Sulara mı Yazıldı (2001)
  • Buradayım Sözümde (2005)

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Individual references

  1. Hoş Geldiniz (Welcome).In: ahmettelli.com. Archived fromOriginal21November 2009; retrieved 9 June 2016 (Turkish).
  2. AHMET TELLİ.In: siir.gen.tr. Retrieved 9 June 2016 (Turkish).