Mehmet Erte 1978’de doğdu. Üniversitede fizik öğrenimi gördü. Editörlük, düzeltmenlik yapıyor.
Kitapları // Öykü: Arzuda Bir Sapma, YKY, 2015; Bakışın Kirlettiği Ayna, YKY, 2008. Roman: Sahte, YKY, 2012. Şiir: Suyu Bulandıran Şey – Alçalma [2 kitap 1 arada], zoomkitap, 2016; Alçalma, YKY, 2010; Suyu Bulandıran Şey, Varlık, 2003.
Mehmet Erte (born 1978) is a contemporary Turkish poet-writer. He completed his undergraduate studies in Physics at Sakarya University. His first poem, “Yıldırımları Beklemek” (Awaiting the Lightenings) was published in the literary journal Varlık in 1999. Erte’s poems, short stories, essays and interviews have been published in various literary journals such as Varlık, Kitap-lık, Duvar and Yasakmeyve. In 2003, Erte’s poetry compilation, Suyu Bulandıran Şey (What Muddies the Water) won the Yaşar Nabi Nayır Poetry Award and was published by Varlık. His first short story collection, Bakışın Kirlettiği Ayna (The Mirror Smeared by the Looking) (May 2008), second poetry collection, Alçalma (Humbling) (February 2010), first novel, Sahte (Fake) (June 2012) and second short story collection, Arzuda Bir Sapma (April 2015) were published by Yapı Kredi Yayınları (YKY). He worked as an editor at Yasakmeyve magazine for two years. Erte is currently working as an editor at Varlık Publications.