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:

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