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:

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