Haralds Matulis, born in 1979, is a translator, critic and general secretary of The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia. After graduating Riga State Gymnasium No. 1, he went on to study at the Music School Rīdze. Matulis graduated from the University of Latvia with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Philosophy, also has studied Social Anthropology, musical composition, and entered the European Film College in Denmark (2005 – 2006). He is a guest lecturer at the Liepāja University where he teaches courses in Culture Philosophy, and Creative Thinking and Self-Management of Creative Persons. Matulis has written, translated and written critiques for many literary texts. His main research fields cover Creativity, Philosophy, Games Theory, and visual communication. He speaks fluently in three languages. He is among the central figures in the public dialogue about the status and social security of artists and people in the creative industries in Latvia.
Vidusšķiras problēmas [Middle Class Problems]. Riga: Mansards, 2018.
Kā samaksāt autora [How to Pay an Author]. Essay. Riga: konTEKSTS, 2017.
Kultūras periodikas finansējums Latvijā [Financing of Cultural Periodicals in Latvia, research]. Riga:
The Council of the Creative Unions of Latvia, 2016.
Daniil Kharms, [Selected Prose, translated by Haralds Matulis]. Riga: Mansards, 2014.
Dažas dekonstrukcijas [Some Deconstructions]. Essays. Riga: Karogs, 2008.
Kreisās idejas mūsdienu Latvijā [Left-Wing Ideas in Contemporary Latvia], Riga: Culture Crossroads, vol.8, 2015.
Aukstais karš [Cold War, by John Lewis Gaddis, translated by Haralds Matulis], Riga: Atēna, 2007.
Haralds Matulis, Kārlis Vērpe, Kultūras periodikas finansējums Latvijā/Financing of Cultural Periodicals in Latvia, research // The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia [LV]
Kreisās idejas mūsdienu Latvijā/Left-Wing Ideas in Contemporary Latvia // Culture Crossroads, vol.8 [LV]
Laura Brokāne, Overcoming shyness, interview with Haralds Matulis, Kārlis Vērpe // Echo Gone Wrong [EN]
Haralds Matulis, Tūrisms kā neiroze/ Tourism as a neurosis // Delfi News [LV]
Haralds Matulis, Kas ir Maucība/What is whoredom? // Satori.lv [LV]Reviews
Aivars Madris, Haralda Matuļa pasaule. Ļoti saistošs ievads, review of Middle Class Problems // Internet magazine Punctummagazine.lv, 2018 [LV]
About Daniil Kharms, Selected Prose, translated by Haralds Matulis // Mansards publishing [LV]
Aukstais karš, Cold War, by John Lewis Gaddis, translated by Haralds Matulis // GoodReds [ EN; LV]
2019, the Annual Latvian Literature Award for Middle Class Problems