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.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • South-Moravia Region Office in Brussels
  • Fins Cultureel Instituut | Institut Culturel Finlandais
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Instituto Cervantes de Bruselas
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Embassy of Iceland | Icelandic Mission to the EU
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Estonian Presidency of the EU
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Commission européenne
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union