Katja PERAT

 

Katja PERAT was born on 7 January 1988 in Ljubljana. She graduated in Philosophy and Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana in 2012, and presently pursues her doctorate studies in Literary Sciences. She is the co-founder and member of the editorial board of the Idiot literary magazine, and she also contributes in the editing of the Slovenian literary magazine Literatura and AirBeletrina, the internet portal of the Študentska založba publishing house. She writes as a literary critic and publicist for the Slovenian cultural semi-monthly Pogledi. Her first book of poetry, Najboljši so padli (The Best Have Fallen), was published in 2011 by Študentska založba (Beletrina collection). In the same year it received the award for the best first-published author at the Slovenian Book Fair, and in 2012 also the book of the year award presented by the Association of Slovenian Literary Critics. The book was also nominated for the two major Slovenian poetry awards: the Jenko Award and the Veronika Award.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Embassy of Sweden
  • Hungarian Cultural Institute Brussels
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Commission européenne
  • MuntPunt
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • LOFT 58
  • Embassy of Andorra
  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • LUCA School of Arts
  • Instituto Cervantes Brussels
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Lithuanian Culture Institute
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa