Tomaz Salamun

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Birthday
4, 1941
Birthplace
Croatia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Croatia

About

Croatian, Neo-avant-garde writer who published more than thirty-five poetry collections. His acclaimed works include The Four Questions of Melancholy, The Book for My Brother, and Feast.

Before Fame

He served as the editor of the literary magazine Perspektive and was arrested in the 1960s for publishing politically-charged poetry.

Trivia

His many literary awards include the Pushcart Prize and the Ovid Festival Prize.

Family Life

He married Metka Krasovec, a painter.

Associated With

Salamun and Ales Debeljak were fellow Eastern European poets.