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Author: Tomaz Salamun

Tomaž Šalamun was born in 1941 in Zagreb, Croatia and raised in Koper, Slovenia. He published more than fifty books of poetry in Slovenian during his lifetime, and he is not only recognized as a leading figure of the Slovenian poetic avant-garde but is also considered one of the leading contemporary poets of Central Europe. In 1996 he became the Slovenian Cultural Attaché in New York and lived in the US intermittently until his death in 2014. His honors include the Preseren Fund Prize, the Jenko Prize, Laurel Wreath, Poetry and People Prize, Njegoš Prize, Europäsche Prize, Pushcart Prize, a visiting Fulbright to Columbia University, and a fellowship to the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Besides teaching at several distinguished universities and having his work appear in over seventy journals and magazines internationally, he has had fifteen collections of poems published in English so far. All together, his poetry has been translated into over twenty languages around the world, numbering over eighty volumes. He leaves an expanding legacy with readers and especially with the many young poets who were influenced by his work.

Andes
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Andes

Black Ocean

Poetry. Translated by Jeffrey Young and Katarina Vladimirov Young. The penultimate work from renowned Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun, ANDES was written less than three years before his death in 2014. Together, the poems of ANDES are an exceptional and...

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Blackboards
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Blackboards

Saturnalia Books

Poetry. Art. In collaboration with artist Metka Krašovec. Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins with the author. "Tomaž Šalamun is a prolific Slovenian poet whose work has been translated into many languages. The eight collections that ha...

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Justice
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Justice

Black Ocean

Poetry. Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Thomas Taren. Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun (1941-2014) is hailed as one of the most prominent poets of his generation, renowned for his impact on the Eastern European avant-garde movement. He authored...

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On the Tracks of Wild Game
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On the Tracks of Wild Game

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Translated from the Slovenian by Sonja Kravanja. Tomaž Šalamun wrote the poems collected in ON THE TRACKS OF WILD GAME [Po sledeh divjadi] in a time of personal crisis during the politically repressive years of the 1970s. It was with this bo...

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Poker
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Poker

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Second Edition, with a new introduction by Matthew Rohrer. Translated from the Slovenian by Joshua Beckman and the author. POKER is Tomaž Šalamun's first book of poetry, originally published in 1966 in Slovenia. This edition, vibrantly trans...

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There's the Hand and There's the Arid Chair
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There's the Hand and There's the Arid Chair

Counterpath Press

Poetry. Translated from the Slovenian by many hands. Poems born in "a time of abrupt needs," this collection catalogs those individual and imperative fancies that, in the cosmos of Tomaž Šalamun, eternity aims to replace: A genealogy of dressmakers ...

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