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Nora Ikstena and other Baltic authors visit the UK

2017, June 1

1st – 3rd June, six women authors from the Baltic states will be visiting Great Britain to give readings and participate in...

British Publishers and IBBY UK President visit Riga

2017, May 31

31 May – 3 June, Riga is hosting representatives of the British “Ugly Duckling Presse”, “Jantar...

Writer Inga Žolude on her experience in India’s book festivals

2017, May 30

This year, Latvian prose writer Inga Žolude and literary agent and translator Žanete Vēvere-Paskvalīni went to India in order to explore...

Latvian poets to perform at the Hay Festival, UK

2017, May 29

30 May – 2 June, poets Inga Gaile and Valts Ernštreits will be performing in Birmingham and Liverpool, and at the Hay...

Book illustrated by Elīna Brasliņa makes the shortlist for the...

2017, May 24

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has announced the 2017 shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award...

Illustrators from Latvia – Special Guests at the Berlin...

May 15, 2017

10th – 19th May, Berlin (Germany) is holding a children's literature festival “Berlin Book Islands” (Berliner...

Interview with this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner Uldis...

2017, May 4

Poet and translator Uldis Bērziņš is a prolific figure in Latvian literature, an idol to many poets, writers, and readers...

Osvalds Zebris receives EU Prize for Literature

2017, April 25

Latvian Writers' Union is happy to announce that the Consortium consisting of three organizations – the European Writers'...