Tomaž Šalamun (1941 – 2014) published more than fifty books of poetry in Slovenian and English. He was awarded both the Prešeren Prize and the Jenko Prize, among his many other recognitions, and his poetry stands regarded among the great 20th and 21st century avant-garde European poets. His most recent books, published in English posthumously by Black Ocean, are Andes (2016) and Druids (2019).