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:

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