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Aleksander Peršolja

Aleksander Peršolja was born on 20th December 1944 in Neblo, Slovenia. As a teacher worked in Dornberk and Dutovlje. For a few years secretary of the Theatre of Primorska in Nova Gorica, later cultural events organizer in the Karst area and artistic director of the Kosovel House in Sežana. Lives in Križ near Sežana.

Peršolja writes poetry and theatre adaptations of Srečko Kosovel’s poetry. First published in Perspektive magazine in the 60’s, later in majority of the Slovenian literary magazines and several literary miscellanies. Peršolja’s poetry is translated into Italian, Serbian, Croatian, Albanian, Czech, German, English, Spanish and Polish.

Poetry collections: Štirinajst (Fourteen, a group poetry collection, 1968), Čez noč (Over Night, 1971), Nad poljem je mrak (Fields are covered with Dusk, 1974), Koraki (Steps, 1977), Sanjsko mesto (Dream town, 1988), Bacchus v grmovju (Bacchus in the bushes, 1994), Ob robu svetlobe (On the Verge of Light, 2002), Potovanje sonca (A journey of Sun, 2007), Proti robu. Ogrožene luči: slike (Towards the Edge. Threatened Lights: images, 2011) in Bilke v krogu (Blades in the Circle, 2014), Kirka (with graphics by Klavdij Tutta, 2004) and a drama Štiri zgodbe za eno življenje (Four Stories for One Life, 2004), co-written with Aleš Berger. 

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