Guna Roze (born in 1965) is a Latvian writer, journalist, culture events manager, and the head of „Tukums Literature Alliance". Since 2016 Guna Roze is also a member of the Latvian Writers' Union. In 1986, Roze graduated from the Latvian College of Culture as a director of culture events and in 2015 finished of drama course in the Literary Academy. Since 2009 she works as a freelance journalist and organiser of culture events. Her best known project is Heart on the platform/Sirds uz perona, a creative project with unscripted poetry readings and performances in train stations. Roze is the author of the idea and project manager since 2011. Since 1983, her articles have been published in various outlets, including some of the most prestigious Latvian magazines and newspapers. From 2006 to 2008 she was the editor in chief of the magazine Sarunas/Conversations. Roze has worked for TV as freelance editor, director and producer for different broadcasts. Her historical novel 101.kilometrs – padomju kauna zona/The 101st Kilometre: The Soviet Zone of Shame was among the best-selling books in Latvia in 2015.
101.kilometrs – padomju kauna zona [ The 101st Kilometre: The Soviet Zone of Shame]. Riga: Dienas Grāmata, 2015.
Zemenes ar pienu [Strawberries with Milk]. Collection of short stories. Riga: Jumava, 2004.
Ronja – laupītāja meita [Ronia, the Robber's Daughter]. Dramatization for the play, Riga's Daile Theatre, 2002.
Author of the Month, interview with Guna Roze // Dienas Grāmata publisher's website [LV]Reviews
Jūlija Dibovska, Viens no spilgtākajiem. Guna Roze „101. kilometrs”/ An Excellent Piece. Guna Roze's The 101st Kilometre, review of 101st Kilometre // UbiSunt, the University of Latvia [LV]