The Jenko Award (Slovene: Jenkova nagrada) is a literary award in Slovenia awarded each year for the best poetry collection in Slovene published in the previous two years. It has been bestowed since 1986 by the Slovene Writers' Association. It is named after the 19th-century Slovene poet Simon Jenko.[1]

Year Author Poetry Collection Title in English Publisher Year of publication
2016 Anja Golob[2] Didaskalije k dihanju Didaskalia for Breathing self-published 2016
2015 Miklavž Komelj[3] Noč je abstraktnejša kot n The Night Is More Abstract than N Umetniško Združenje Hyperion 2014
2014 Anja Golob[4] Vesa v zgibi Bent Hang Mladinska knjiga 2013
2013 Kristina Hočevar[5] Na zobeh aluminij, na ustnicah kreda Teeth of Aluminium, Lips of Chalk ŠKUC 2012
2012 Janez Ramoveš[6] Skuz okn strejlam kurente I Shoot at Kurents through the Window Cankarjeva založba 2012
2011 Primož Čučnik Kot dar As a Gift LUD Šerpa 2010
2010 Ivo Svetina Sfingin hlev The Sphynx' Stable Goga 2010
2009 Aleš Debeljak Tihotapci Bootleggers Mladinska knjiga 2009
2008 Andrej Medved Približevanja Convergences Hyperion 2008
2007 Tomaž Šalamun Sinji stolp Blue Tower Beletrina 2007
2006 Josip Osti Vse ljubezni so nenavadne All Loves Are Unusual Litera 2006
2006 Miklavž Komelj Hipodrom Hippodrome Mladinska knjiga [sl] 2006
2005 Maja Vidmar Prisotnost Presence Center za slovensko književnost 2005
2004 Ciril Bergles Moj dnevnik priča My Diary Speaks Center za slovensko književnost 2004
2004 Jože Snoj Poslikava notranjščine Painting Interiors Cankarjeva založba 2004
2003 Brane Mozetič Banalije Banalities Škuc 2003
2002 Erika Vouk Opis slike Picture Description Litera 2002
2001 Milan Jesih Jambi Iambi Mladinska knjiga 2000
2000 Uroš Zupan Drevo in vrabec The Tree and the Sparrow LUD Literatura 1999
1999 Niko Grafenauer Odtisi Impressions Nova revija 1999
1998 Dane Zajc Dol dol Down Down Nova revija 1998
1997 Peter Semolič Hiša iz besed House Made of Words Aleph 1996
1996 Iztok Osojnik Klesani kamni Carved Stones Obzorja 1995
1996 Alojz Ihan Južno dekle Southern Girl Mihelač 1995
1995 Boris A. Novak Mojster nespečnosti Master of Insomnia Mladinska knjiga 1995
1994 Svetlana Makarovič Tisti čas That Time Mladika 1993
1993 Kajetan Kovič Sibirski ciklus Siberian Cycle Mihelač 1992
1992 Jure Detela Pesmi Poems Wieser 1992
1991 Milan Dekleva Odjedanje božjega Eating Away the Divine Emonica 1988
1990 Milan Jesih Soneti Sonnets Wieser 1989
1989 Aleš Debeljak Slovar tišine Dictionary of Silence Aleph 1987
1988 Tomaž Šalamun Mera časa A Measure of Time Cankarjeva založba 1987
1987 Veno Taufer Vodenjaki Waterlings Državna založba 1986
1986 Niko Grafenauer Palimpsesti Palimpsests Mladinska knjiga 1984

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Slovene Writers' Association site". Slovene writers' portal (in Slovenian). DSP Slovene Writers' Association. Archived from the original on 15 November 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ Jenkova nagrada ponovno v roke pesnice Anje Golob (The Jenko Award Goes Once More to the Poet Anja Golob), 28 October 2016, RTV Slovenia
  3. ^ Delo, 19 October 2015 Miklavž Komelj: Sledim Nietzscheju in Tereziji Ávilski in pišem s krvjo (Miklavž Komelj: I Follow Nietzsche and Teresa of Ávila and Write in Blood)
  4. ^ Jenkova nagrada Anji Golob (The Jenko Award Goes to Anja Golob), 21 October 2014, TV Slovenia site Radiotelevizija Slovenija
  5. ^ Delo.si Jenkova nagrada Kristini Hočevar (The Jenko Award Goes to Kristina Hočevar), 17 October 2013, Delo
  6. ^ Jenkova nagrada Janezu Ramovešu za zbirko narečnih pesmi (The Jenko Award Goes to Janezu Ramoveš for his Collections of Poems in Dialect), 19 October 2012, Delo.si Delo