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Latvian Authors Attending UK Festivals in October

2017, October 4

Several English translations of Latvian fiction are about to be published, and Latvian writers Nora Ikstena, Pauls Bankovskis, Daina Tabūna...

Riga visited by literary translators from abroad

2017 September 29

28th-29th September, Riga was hosting a seminar for literary translators living abroad and interested in translating original Latvian...

Competition results for publishing Latvian literature abroad

September 25, 2017

On 12th of September, the Commission of experts gathered and assessed applications from foreign publishers for publishing literary works of...

Translations of Latvian fiction to be published in the UK

September 20, 2017

19th–22nd September, Riga is welcoming British publishers. During the visit, eight representatives of British publishing companies...

Latvian Literature launches a range of #iamintrovert beers

September 15, 2017

Latvian Literature platform, dedicated to exporting Latvian literature, has joined up with “Malduguns” brewery and released a...

Latvian and British poets translate each other's works

September 11, 2017

11th – 17th September, Riga is hosting now the third international poetry translation workshop where nine poets will come together...

INTERVIEW WITH EU PRIZE FOR LITERATURE WINNER OSVALDS ZEBRIS

2017, August 1

Writer and journalist Osvalds Zebris just received the European Union Prize for Literature for his third novel “Gaiļu kalna...

Winners of the International Jānis Baltvilks Prize 2017 Announced

July 25, 2017

On July 24th, the 73rd birthday of poet Jānis Baltvilks (1944-2003), the panel of judges for the International Baltic Sea Region Jānis...