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