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Latvia to be introduced in the London Book Fair as a nation of...

2017, February 17

14–16 March 2017, Latvia will be attending the London Book Fair with its national exhibition stand and various topical events. This...

Support granted for publications representing Latvian culture in...

2017, February 16

The second round of the competition “Grants For Works Promoting Latvia’s Cultural Heritage and History in English” has...

Two more books published in the historical novel series

2017, January 28

"Dienas grāmata" has recently published two more novels as part of the historical novel series "We. Latvia. The 20th...

Latvian authors among the best-selling in 2016

January 18, 2017

2016 sales figures gathered from the largest Latvian bookstore chains show that works by Latvian authors were at the top of the best-selling...

New competition for foreign publishers

January 17, 2017

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

Foreign translators share impressions about the prose workshop in...

2017, January 11

As previously reported, in early December 2016, an international prose translation workshop was held as a part of the Prose Readings...

Latvian books published in Italy, Ukraine, Macedonia, Lithuania and...

2017, January 6

Last year, six more books were published abroad – works by Juris Kronbergs, Knuts Skujenieks, Nora Ikstena, Juris Zvirgzdiņš...

Orbita group comments after the US tour

2017, January 2

Orbita group comments after the US tour: Apparently our poetry collection is nearly sold out already The Orbita creative collective...