Born in 1971 in Edremit. She graduated from Galatasaray Highschool and went on to study International Relations and Politics in Bogazici University. She worked as a copywriter in various advertising agencies and wrote song lyrics.
Her debut Novel Aşka Şeytan Karışır was published by Okuyan Us Publishing in 2006 and became one of the best-sellers of the year. Telling the story of Aslı who was raised by her aunt and fell in love with her aunt's boyfriend, Aşka Şeytan Karışır claims that the duality of good and evil can't be solved by values attributed to self and everybody has an evil side to them when it comes to love.
Altaylı's second novel Maraz was published by Remzi Kitabevi in 2008. It portrays a year in Aslı's life who went through a divorce unexpectedly and hence her life went unpside down.
Devil Gets the Better of Love Remzi Kitabevi, 2010
Aşka Şeytan Karışır : Cep Boy Remzi Kitabevi, 2010
Maraz, Remzi Yayınevi, 2008
Aşka Şeytan Karışır, Okuyan Us, 2006