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:

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