Peter SEMOLIČ

SEMOLIČ Peter

Poems

Oče

Shotokan

Peter SEMOLIČ, born in Ljubljana in 1967, studied General Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Ljubljana. He is the author of twelve books of poetry: Tamarisk (1991), The Roses of Byzantium (1994), House Made of Words (1996), Circles Upon the Water (2000), Questions About the Path (2001), Border (2002), The Bog Fires (2004), A place for You (2006), The Journey Around the Sun (2008), The Milky Way (2009), Poems and Letters (2009) and Night in the Middle of the Day (2012). He has received many prizes for his work, including the two most eminent awards in Slovenia, Jenko's Poetry Prize and the Prešeren Prize (the National Award for Literature and Arts). In 1998 he also won the Vilenica Crystal Award.

Peter Semolič also writes radio plays, children’s literature and translates from English, French, Serbian and Croatian. He is founder and editor of first Slovenian online poetry magazine Poiesis (http://www.poiesis.si/). 

Links:

  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Embassy of Sweden in Brussels
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Wallonie-Bruxelles International
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Swedish Arts Council
  • Embassy of Norway
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe