Yusri Yusuf was born in 1958 in Krueng Mane North Aceh, Undergraduate study at Indonesian Language and Literature Education Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Syiah Kuala University finished in 1985. Continuing Education at Postgraduate Program of IKIP Language Studies Program Bandung finished the year 1991. Became a lecturer of FKIP Unsyiah in 1986 who cared for Introduction to Writing since 1986. Has been Secretary of Language and Arts Department, Chairman of Prodi PBSI FKIP Unsyiah. Has also occupied the echelon II / b of the Aceh Government as the Head of the Aceh Provincial Adat Council Secretariat.