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Latvian poets to perform at the Hay Festival, UK

2017, May 29

30 May – 2 June, poets Inga Gaile and Valts Ernštreits will be performing in Birmingham and Liverpool, and at the Hay...

Book illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa makes the shortlist for the...

2017, May 24

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has announced the 2017 shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award...

Illustrators from Latvia – Special Guests at the Berlin...

May 15, 2017

10th – 19th May, Berlin (Germany) is holding a children's literature festival “Berlin Book Islands” (Berliner...

Interview with this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner Uldis...

2017, May 4

Poet and translator Uldis Bērziņš is a prolific figure in Latvian literature, an idol to many poets, writers, and readers...

Osvalds Zebris receives EU Prize for Literature

2017, April 25

Latvian Writers' Union is happy to announce that the Consortium consisting of three organizations – the European Writers'...

Annual Latvian Literature Award Winners Announced

2017, April 23

The Annual Latvian Literature Award ceremony was held this Friday, 21st April 2017, in the "Daile" music hall where winners in...

Latvian poetry published abroad, other works available in Latvian...

2017, April 18

The number of translations of Latvian literature is growing. Liāna Langa’s collection of poems has been published in Sweden, an...

Inese Zanderes’ books about the adventures of Shammies now...

2017, April 12

Latvian author Ineses Zandere’s stories about Shammies, made especially vivid and unique with the wonderful illustrations by Reinis...