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:

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