Ilze Jansone, born in 1982, is a Latvian writer and theologian. Jansone graduated from the University of Latvia with the doctoral degree in Theology and is a leading researcher at the Department of Theology at the University of Latvia. She has worked for Atēna and Dienas grāmata publishing houses. She has published various articles on religious subjects and contemporary literature. Since 2013, she participates in the publishing of the collection of research articles on gender studies and culture Dzimtes konstruēšana/ The Constructing of Gender, and together with Pauls Daija, and D. Hanovs, has compiled a collection of articles Nation's Chronicles (2014). Her works of fiction are Viņpus stikla/Through the Glass (2006), the novel Insomnia (2010), the collection of stories Umurkumurs jeb ardievas feminismam/ Umurkumur or Farewell to Feminism (2013), and novel Vienīgais/The Only One (2015).
Vienīgais [The Only One]. Riga: Dienas grāmata, 2015.
Umurkumurs jeb ardievas feminismam [Umurkumur or Farewell to Feminism]. Riga: Dienas grāmata, 2013.
Insomnia. Riga: Dienas grāmata, 2010.
Viņpus stikla [Through the Glass]. Riga: Atēna, 2006.
Viņpus stikla, about the book // Delfi News [LV]
Undīne Adamaite, interview with Ilze Jansone // Diena News [LV]
About Umurkumur or Farewell to Feminism // Dienas Grāmata publishing [LV]Reviews
Ieva Melgalve, Noslēpumainais zvērs/The mysterious animal // Review of Umurkumur or Farewell to Feminism // Internet magazine Satori.lv
Aina Siksna, review of Insomnia // Jaunā Gaita Nr. 263. 2010 [LV]
Bārbala Simsone, review of Vienīgais/The Only One // Diena News [LV]
The Book of Riga
The Book of Riga (Prozas antoloģija)
Title: The Book of Riga
Title*: Prozas antoloģija
Comma Press, UK
The authors, the translators, the publisher;
As its history might suggest, Riga is a work in progress; and for many of the characters in these stories, it is the possibilities of what the city might become, more than merely what it is now, that drives the imagination of its people.