Tomaž Šalamun

Tomaž Šalamun (Spring 2011) is the author of over thirty books of poetry in Slovenian and English.  The most recent translations of his work include The Book for My Brother, Poker, Row, and Woods and Chalices. He is considered one of the foremost Eastern European poets of the political avant-garde.  He has won the Jenko Prize, Slovenia’s Prešeren and Mladost Prizes, and a Pushcart Prize, and his poetry has been widely anthologized and translated into more than 20 languages.