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Peter SEMOLIČ

SEMOLIČ Peter

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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/). 

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