Mehmet Erte 1978’de doğdu. Üniversitede fizik öğrenimi gördü. Varlık dergisi editörü.
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, and Yasakmeyve. In 2003, Erte’s poetry collection Suyu Bulandıran Şey (What Muddies the Water) won the Yaşar Nabi Nayır Poetry Award and was published as a book. His first short story collection, Bakışın Kirlettiği Ayna (The Mirror Smeared by the Looking) (May 2008), his second poetry collection, Alçalma (Humbling) (February 2010), his first novel, Sahte (Fake) (June 2012), and second short story collection, Arzuda Bir Sapma (A Swerve in Desire) (April 2015), were published by Yapı Kredi Yayınları (YKY). His two poetry collections were combined into one book by the publisher zoomkitap in 2016. He has worked as an editor for Yasakmeyve for two years. He is currently the Editor of Varlık Publications and of Turkey’s longest-standing literary journal Varlık, due to celebrate its 85th anniversary in 2018.