National Poetry Prize Mired in Controversy - Again

Ljubljana, 21 October - The most prestigious national award for poetry, the Jenko Prize, is the renewed subject of controversy after this year's laureate, Anja Golob, accepted the prize but rejected the 3,500-euro financial award saying she wanted "nothing to do with anything related to this money".

Anja Golob, winner of this year's Jenko Prize for poetry.
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