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New open call for foreign publishers publishing Latvian Literature

August 24, 2016

The Latvian Writers’ Union announces a new open call, offering a grant for publishing and promoting Latvian literature abroad. The...

Vivianna Maria Staņislavska: My future plan is to be happy

August 30, 2016

Artist Vivianna Maria Staņislavska has just received the Jānis Baltvilks Prize in the Young Growth subcategory for her illustrations in...

Kārlis Vērdiņš: It is difficult to put it simply

August 15, 2016

Photo: Katažina Rudčenkova This has been a successful year for Kārlis Vērdiņš. He has received most of the main Latvian...

Lawrence Schimel: These Things Take Time

July 25, 2016

Photo by Ģirts Raģelis, Satori.lv Author, poet, translator and publisher Lawrence Schimel was born in the USA, in New York City, and...

2016 Jānis Baltvilks Prize laureates annouced

July 25, 2016

July 24, on what would have been Jānis Baltvilks' (1944-2003) 72nd birthday, jury of the International Baltic Sea Region Jānis...

Ventspils International Writers' and Translators' House Joins RECIT

June 28, 2016

From 8th until 11th June, the International Writers' and Translators' House hosted the annual meeting of the network of European...

British Publishers of Children's Literature and Poetry Visit Riga

June 13, 2016

Illustration made by Latvian artist Reinis Pētersons From 14 till 17 June, Riga will be welcoming 11 representatives of British...

Anthology of Latvian Poetry Published in Slovenia

June 1, 2016

Slovenian Vilenica Festival has published an anthology of Latvian poetry comprising fourteen contemporary poets of different generations....