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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
12. Ehmedi Xani 13479
14. Feqiyê Teyran 4062
15. Yaşar Kemal 1045
17. Nasrettin Hoca 711
17. Necip Fazıl 725
18. Mahmud Bayazidi 689
19. Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli 614

Writers & Authors Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
137. Enid Blyton 1213
140. Stephenie Meyer 1090
141. Ernest Hemingway 1108
141. Yaşar Kemal 1045
142. K. Vemareddy 1133
142. Jorge Luis Borges 1156
144. Herodoto 1005
145. Aristophanes 902