Primož Čučnik

Primož Čučnik, poet and translator, was born in Ljubljana in 1971. His first collection of poetry, Dve Zimi (Two Winters), was published in 1999 and received the Slovenian Book Fair First Book Award. His other books include Trilogija (LUD Literatura, 2015), Mikado (Študentska založba, 2012), Kot dar (2010), Delo in dom (2007), Nova okna (2005), and a collaboration with Gregor Podlogar and Žiga Kariž, Oda na manhatnski aveniji (2004). Čučnik translates contemporary Polish and American poetry, works as an editor of the magazine Literatura, and runs the small press Šerpa.


Late Spring

  is the most important. Everything else is just an excuse for it. E.g. weather in medium shot that you take extremely seriously. Cloud above German city, white, covering the blue, dispersing into formlessness, gossamer and dissipating like ancient knowledge. Winter is depressing, I was lonely, more than usual, a popular sensation attacked me, amid […]

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