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Translations of Latvian fiction to be published in the UK

September 20, 2017

19th–22nd September, Riga is welcoming British publishers. During the visit, eight representatives of British publishing companies...

Latvian Literature launches a range of #iamintrovert beers

September 15, 2017

Latvian Literature platform, dedicated to exporting Latvian literature, has joined up with “Malduguns” brewery and released a...

Latvian and British poets translate each other's works

September 11, 2017

11th – 17th September, Riga is hosting now the third international poetry translation workshop where nine poets will come together...

INTERVIEW WITH EU PRIZE FOR LITERATURE WINNER OSVALDS ZEBRIS

2017, August 1

Writer and journalist Osvalds Zebris just received the European Union Prize for Literature for his third novel “Gaiļu kalna...

Winners of the International Jānis Baltvilks Prize 2017 Announced

July 25, 2017

On July 24th, the 73rd birthday of poet Jānis Baltvilks (1944-2003), the panel of judges for the International Baltic Sea Region Jānis...

Latvian Institute invite foreign journalists to discover Culture of...

2017, July 18

In 2018, Latvia will celebrate a hundred years since it became an independent state. With festivities at home and all around the world,...

New contest for foreign publishers is open

2017, July 15

The Latvian Writers’ Union is announcing an OPEN CALL for applications for foreign publishers offering an opportunity to...

Grants for publishing Latvian literature abroad awarded to 18...

2017, June 16

On 2th of June, the Commission of experts gathered and assessed applications from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of...