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:

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