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:

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