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Photo album of stills from Alvis Hermanis' plays published in...

October 5, 2016

Publishing house "Neputns" has released an album of photographs named "Alvis Hermanis" with a selection of 43 of the...

Latvian book illustrator Elīna Brasliņa makes her début in the UK

September 28, 2016

UK publisher, The Emma Press, has launched English author Kate Wakeling’s first collection of children’s poems “Moon...

British Publishers visit Riga for the third time

September 27, 2016

This was the third time a delegation of British publishers met up with representatives from Latvian publishing houses. From 21st until 23rd...

Latvian poets in the 31st Vilenica International Literary Festival

September 20, 2016

From 6th until 11th September, 2016, Latvian poets Artis Ostups, Arvis Viguls and Ingmāra Balode took  part in the 31st Vilenica...

International conference. "Books. A Success Story."

September 9, 2016

Every year, thousands of books are written around the world. Several hundreds of them are truly masterful, but only some become loved and...

Ventspils House hand out the Silver Ink-Pot awards 2016

September 5, 2016

For the fifth time in its 10 years of existing, the International Writers' and Translators' House along with Ventspils city council...

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...