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:

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