Laureate - 1974

Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca



Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, (Istanbul, 26 August 1914) – Turkish poet. In 1959 he opened a bookstore and started publishing a literature magazine. He published his first poetry book in 1935, under the title The World Drawn in Air, whicimmediately turned the attention of poetry admirers and literature criticism. He introduced new elements in each new poetry book. He didn’t belong to any poetry school. He published about fifteen poetry collections, among which the following are his most important ones: The Child and God, The Epic of Cakir, Mother Earth