Peter Semolič

Peter Semolič
Born (1967-02-01) 1 February 1967
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Occupation Poet and translator
Notable awards Jenko Award
1997 for Hiša iz besed
Prešeren Foundation Award
2000 for Krogi na vodi

Peter Semolič (born 1 February 1967) is a Slovene poet and translator. He has published numerous collections of poetry and his poems have been translated into English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian, Finnish, Serbian, Bulgarian and Macedonian. He translates from English, French, Serbian and Croatian and also writes radio plays and children's literature.[1]

Semolič was born in Ljubljana in 1967 and studied Linguistics and Sociology of culture at the University of Ljubljana.[2] In 1997 he won the Jenko Award for his poetry colletion Hiša iz besed (House Made of Words)[3] and in 2001 the Prešeren Foundation Award for his poetry collection Krogi na vodi (Circles Upon the Water).[4]

Poetry collections


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