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).
Vīru lietas [Man Things]. Riga: Dienas Grāmata, 2020.
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.
About Man Things // Online magazine Satori, 2020 [LV]
Conversation with Ilze Jansone // Online magazine Satori, 2010 [LV]
Sexuality and Identity – how to discuss it in Latvian workshop with Ilze Jansone // Online magazine Satori, 2017 [LV]
Olga Petrova, Ilze Zelta "In search of the middle road" // Online magazine Satori, 2015 [LV]
Interview with Ilze Jansone // Diena.lv, 2015 [LV]Reviews
Zanda Gūtmane, Oda paviršuma praviešiem, review of Man Things // Online magazine Punctum, 2020 [LV]
Bārbala Simsone, Krabītis un Šrēdingers, review of Man Things // Diena.lv, 2020 [LV]
Bārbala Simsone, Centrtieces spēks, review of The Only One // Diena.lv, 2015 [LV]
Ieva Melgalve, Noslēpumainais zvērs, review of Umurkumur or Farewell to Feminism // Online magazine Satori, 2013 [LV]
Ieva Melgalve, Lotoss, rasa un alkohols, review of Insomnia // Online magazine Satori, 2010 [LV]
Aina Siksna, Padmas bezmiegs, review of Insomnia // Jaunā Gaita Nr. 263. 2010 [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.