Author • Turkish literature
He was born in 1972 in Edirne. Due to his father’s profession, he travelled and lived in many cities of Turkey during his childhood days. After graduating from Istanbul University, Faculty of Management, he completed a post-graduate programme at Marmara University. Since 1993, he works on advertising market. He became a well-known author with his first young adult’s novel Six Years Full Board (6 Yıl Tam Pansiyon, 2001). And then, he wrote his story books Prediction Partnership (Geleceği Görme Ortaklığı, 2005) for children; and Peppermint Stories (Keskin Naneli Öyküler, 2006) for young adults. Gümüşay also has novels for adults. His latest young adult’s novel is Freshman the Unready (Hazırlıksız, 2011). He lives in İstanbul with his wife and son.