Ligija Purinaša (1991) is a Latgalian poet and journalist. She is the author of a literary criticism broadcast Kolnasāta programme Kolnasātys gruomotplaukts and journalist at magazine "A12". Ligija Purinaša is the head of MARTA Resource Center for Women in Rezekne. In 2019 Purinaša published her debut collection of poems Sīvīte [Woman] that received the Latgalian Annual Culture Award "Boņuks" for best debut and was shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award 2020 for best debut.
Sīvīte [Woman]. Rezekne: Hronologeja, 2019.
Video conversation with Ligija Purinaša // ReTV Youtube channel, 2020 [LTG]
Conversation with Ligija Purinaša // Diena.lv, 2020 [LV]
Conversation with Ligija Purinaša // Ubi Sunt, University of Latvia, 2020 [LV]
Conversation and poems by Ligija Purinaša // LA.lv, 2019 [LV]
About Woman // Latvijas Sabiedriskie Mediji, 2019 [LV]
2020, shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award best debut for Woman
2019, Latgalian Annual Culture Award "Boņuks" for best debut for Woman