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/). 

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  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
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  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Lithuanian Culture Institute
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  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • Commission européenne
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  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Instituto Cervantes Brussels
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
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  • Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • LUCA School of Arts
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • LOFT 58
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
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  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Hungarian Cultural Institute Brussels
  • Embassy of Sweden
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union