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:

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