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:

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