Andrej Medved

Andrej Medved
Born (1947-02-03)3 February 1947
Ljubljana, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation Poet, editor and translator
Notable works Hiperion, Razlagalec sanj, Približevanja
Notable awards Prešeren Foundation Award
2003 for Hiperion
Jenko Award
2008 for Približevanja
Veronika Award
2010 for Razlagalec sanj

Andrej Medved (born 3 February 1947) is a Slovene poet, editor and translator. He has published numerous poetry collections.[1]

Medved was born in Ljubljana in 1947. He studied philosophy and history of art at the University of Ljubljana and worked as an editor at various publications including the Le Livre Slovène, the predecessor of the current Litterae slovenicae, published by the Slovene Writers' Association. He currently works as a curator at the Coastal Galleries in Piran and is editor of the Artes and Hyperion series.[2]

He won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 2003 for his poetry collection Hiperion,[3] the Jenko Award in 2008 for his poetry colletion Približevanja (Convergences)[4] and the Veronika Award in 2010 for Razlagalec sanj (Interpreter of Dreams).

Poetry collections


  1. "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  2. "Hyperion_Book_Series". site. Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  3. Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients
  4. RTV Slovenija Novi Jenkov nagrajenec je Andrej Medved (The New Jenko Laureate is Andej Medved, 20 October 2008)

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