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About Yaşar Kemal Yaşar Kemal (born Kemal Sadık Gökçeli 1923) is one of Turkey's leading writers. He has long been a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, on the strength of Memed, My Hawk. As an outspoken intellectual, he does not hesitate to speak on sensitive issues such as the plight of the ethnic Kurds in Southeastern Turkey. His activism resulted in a twenty-month suspended jail sentence, on charges of advocating separatism.

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Turkey Writers & Authors Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
10. Ömer Seyfettin 9298
10. Ehmedi Xani 13477
11. Orhan Pamuk 4007
11. Atilla İlhan 4211
12. Feqiyê Teyran 4062
14. Yaşar Kemal 1045
16. Nasrettin Hoca 711
16. Necip Fazıl 725
17. Mahmud Bayazidi 688
18. Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli 614

Writers & Authors Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
130. A. Papadiamantis 1217
131. Enid Blyton 1213
132. Ernest Hemingway 1108
133. Jorge Luis Borges 1156
133. Stephenie Meyer 1090
134. Yaşar Kemal 1045
134. K. Vemareddy 1133
134. Herodoto 1005