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Tomaž Šalamun
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Tomaž Šalamun (1941–2014), a Slovenian born in Zagreb, Croatia, is considered one of the great postwar Central European poets. Among his books translated into English are The Blue Tower (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), _On the Tracks of Wild Game _(Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012), and Soy Realidad (Dalkey Archive Press, 2014). Šalamun taught at the Universities of Texas, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Massachusetts, Pittsburgh, and Richmond, and was invited to be member of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 1971. He also spent several years as cultural attaché to the Slovenian Consulate in New York. He lived in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Saint John of the Cross and John Dilg
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Brian Henry
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Poetry
The Life of a Poet
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Brian Henry
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Poetry
Stair
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Christopher Merrill
AGNI 59 Print Only
Poetry
At Night Rabbits
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Ana Jelnikar and Peter Richards
AGNI 59 Print Only
Poetry
in winter
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Elliott Anderson
AGNI 59 Print Only
Poetry
Parallel Belt
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Joshua Beckman
AGNI 70 Print Only
Poetry
The Blood of Libraries
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Ana Jelnikar and Joshua Beckman
AGNI 70 Print Only
Poetry
Zone B
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Michael Thomas Taren
AGNI 79 Print Only
Poetry
The Psalmist Talking
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Michael Thomas Taren
AGNI 79 Print Only
Poetry
Bambi
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Tomaž Šalamun and Matthew Rohrer
Poetry
Paris, 1978
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins
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Poetry
Pour un jeune Chalamoun qui se vend dans la rue
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Marko
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins
AGNI 33 Print Only
Poetry
Oops!
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins
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Poetry
Judas Iscariot
By Tomaž Šalamun
Translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins
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