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:

  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe
  • Embassy of Norway
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Swedish Arts Council
  • Wallonie-Bruxelles International
  • Embassy of Sweden in Brussels