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:

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