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Latvian authors among the best-selling in 2016

January 18, 2017

2016 sales figures gathered from the largest Latvian bookstore chains show that works by Latvian authors were at the top of the best-selling...

New competition for foreign publishers

January 17, 2017

The Latvian Writers’ Union announces a new competition, offering a grant for publishing and promoting Latvian literature abroad. The...

Foreign translators share impressions about the prose workshop in...

2017, January 11

As previously reported, in early December 2016, an international prose translation workshop was held as a part of the Prose Readings...

Latvian books published in Italy, Ukraine, Macedonia, Lithuania and...

2017, January 6

Last year, six more books were published abroad – works by Juris Kronbergs, Knuts Skujenieks, Nora Ikstena, Juris Zvirgzdiņš...

Orbita group comments after the US tour

2017, January 2

Orbita group comments after the US tour: Apparently our poetry collection is nearly sold out already The Orbita creative collective...

Novel "The Taste of Lead" included among the best prose works of...

2016, December 28

The novel "Svina Garša" ("The Taste of Lead") written by the Latvian author Māris Bērziņš for the...

Five more Latvian books published abroad

2016, December 8

Last year, five additional works of Latvian literature were published by companies abroad – Inese Zandere's “Līze Analīze...

When Latvian authors be read abroad? Discussion.

2016, December 6

In 2018, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will be celebrating the centennial of their independence with a common exhibition stand and a special...