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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...

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...