Kerem was born in 1976 in İzmir. He studied Physics, but developed an interest in writing short stories. His stories were awarded and published in many Turkish literary periodicals, such as Kitap-lık, Varlık, Notos, Özgür Edebiyat. He continues to publish his writings on literature and philosophy on his personal blog. Kerem Işık lives in İzmir with his family and works as a translator.