16 February at 8.30pm at the Cork Arts Theatre.
Reading with Immanuel Mifsud.
Admission: €6 (€5 concs.) Tickets available at the door.
Tomaž Šalamun is a Slovenian and lives
in Ljubljana. His books appeared in 20 languages. From time to time he teaches
in the USA. His last spring semester was
at Michener Center for Writers at The
University of Texas in 2011. His recent
books translated into English are The Blue
Tower (translated by Michael Biggins,
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) and
On the Tracks of Wild Game (translated by
Sonja Kravanja, Ugly Duckling Presse,
2012). His recent two major prizes are
Europäische Preiss in Münster, 2007 and
Golden Wreath in Struga, 2009.
“Its humour is reflective, objectifying - so that one’s
or out of, the
mirror someone else. It is a complex
sanity of limits made
manic dream and dispersal.”
– Robert Creeley
More about the author:
Poems by Tomaž Šalamun at Poetry International Web - Slovenia
Tomaž Šalamun at Poetry Foundation
'We Lived in a Hug, Shivering with Cold': poem by Šalamun in the Paris Review
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