Writer Dace Vīgante (1970) was born in Jūrmala, Latvia. She graduated from The University of Latvia, Faculty of Law. Vīgante attended “Literary Academy” programme of the Writer’s Union. In 2017 her debut collection of stories Ledus Apelsīns [Ice Orange] was nominated for the Annual Latvian Literary Award, as well as the Kilogram of Culture Award, and received Children, Youth and Paternal Jury Award. In 2018 Vīgante published her second collection of stories Tad redzēs [Then Will See] and is curently working on her first novel.
Photo: from the author's personal archive
Tad redzēs [Then Will See]. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2018.
Ledus apelsīns [Ice Orange]. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2016.
Conversation with Dace Vīgante // nra.lv, 2016 [LV]Reviews
Bārbala Simsone, Dvēseļu seismogrāfs, review of Then Will See // Diena.lv, 2018 [LV]
Ilze Jansone, Atsvešinātības vijumi, review of Ice Orange // Internet magazine Punctum.lv, 2016 [LV]
2018, nominated for the Kilogram of Culture Award for Then Will See
2017, Children, Youth and Paternal Jury Award for Ice Orange
2017, shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literary Award for Ice Orange
2016, nominated for the Kilogram of Culture Award for Ice Orange