Maja Vidmar

Maja Vidmar
Born (1961-06-28)28 June 1961
Nova Gorica, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation poet
Notable works Prisotnost
Notable awards Jenko Award
2005 for Prisotnost
Prešeren Foundation Award
2006 for Prisotnost

Maja Vidmar (born 28 June 1961) is a Slovene poet, author of several poetry collections.[1][2]

For her collection of poems Prisotnost (Presence) she won the Jenko Award in 2005 [3] and the Prešeren Foundation Award in 2006.[4]

Poetry collections


  1. "Arc Publications site". Six Slovenian Poets (in Slovenian). Arc Publications. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  2. Harold B. Segel The Columbia literary history of Eastern Europe since 1945, Columbia University Press, 2008, pg.241
  3. RTV Slovenija Jenkova nagrada Maji Vidmar (The Jenko Awards Goes to Maja Vidmar), 16 December 2005)
  4. Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients

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