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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...

Latvian books in Hungary, Poland and Finland

2017, June 12

This spring, Inga Žolude's collection of stories “Mierinājums Ādama kokam” (“A Solace for Adam's Tree”)...

Riga to hold an open international conference on book design

2017, June 7

On 7 June, 15:00 pm, "Nice Place TELPA" book café (Krišjāņa Barona iela 21) will be hosting an open...

Nora Ikstena and other Baltic authors visit the UK

2017, June 1

1st – 3rd June, six women authors from the Baltic states will be visiting Great Britain to give readings and participate in...

British Publishers and IBBY UK President visit Riga

2017, May 31

31 May – 3 June, Riga is hosting representatives of the British “Ugly Duckling Presse”, “Jantar...