Miklavž Komelj

Miklavž Komelj
Born (1973-07-10)10 July 1973
Kranj, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Slovenia)
Occupation Art historian and poet
Notable works Rosa, Nenaslovljiva imena, Hipidrom
Notable awards Veronika Award
2002 for Rosa
Prešeren Foundation Award
2010 for Nenaslovljiva imena
Jenko Award
2006 for Hipodrom
Rožanc Award
2011 for Nujnost poezije

Miklavž Komelj (born 10 July 1973) is a Slovene poet and art historian.[1]

Komelj was born in Kranj in 1973. He studied History of Art at the University of Ljubljana and started publishing poetry in 1991.

In 2006 he won the Jenko Award for his poetry collection Hipodrom[2] and in 2010 the Prešeren Foundation Award for his poetry collection Nenaslovljiva imena.[3] In 2011 he received the Rožanc Award for Nujnost poezije.

Poetry collections


  1. "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  2. RTV Slovenija Najlepše verze kujeta Osti in Komelj (Osti and Komelj Strike Best Verses), 14 December 2006)
  3. Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients

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