November 6, 2013 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tomaz Salamun

Slovenian poet Tomaz Salamun will present a reading on November 6 at 7 p.m. in Room LL430 of the SDSU Library as part of the Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series. The event is free and open to all.

Salamun is one of Europe’s most prominent poets. He edited the literary magazine Perspektive early in his career and was briefly jailed on political charges. He published his first collection of poetry—Poker—at the age of 25 and now is the author of more than 30 collections of poetry in Slovenian and English. Salamun was awarded the Jenko Prize and a Pushcart Prize. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Columbia University and teaches occasionally in the United States.

The Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series is sponsored by the SDSU Department of English and Comparative Literature through an endowment from San Diego writer Hugh C. Hyde. For more information, contact Meagan Marshall at marshall_Meagan@yahoo.com.  Additonal information can be found on Facebook by “liking” The Living Writers Series.