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:

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