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Enver Ercan (Istanbul, January 21, 1958-2018)
Enver Ercan was born in Istanbul in 1958. He studied at Haydarpaşa High School. Since 1985, he has prepared and directed literary pages for newspapers and magazines such as “Güneş”, “Sabah”, “Yeni Düşün”, and “Varlık”. His poems have been published in many literary magazines including “Broy”, “Gösteri”, “Milliyet Sanat”, “Yeni Düşün”, “Yeni Olgu”, and “Varlık”. Since 1990, Ercan has served as a director of the literary magazine “Varlık”. In 2001, he founded the Komşu publications and has published literary magazines such as “Yasak-meyve” and “Sıcak Nal”.