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:

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