Inga Pizāne (born 1986 in Krāslava) is a Latvian poet. Pizāne has studied pedagogy in Latvia and Sweden, simultaneously attending lectures with Jānis Rokpelnis and Ronalds Briedis at the Literary Academy. Pizāne's début was her 2012 publication in the Satori website and summer periodical. Later her works appeared in other outlets, including the anthology of Latvian poetry „Viens dzejolis. 2013” (“One Poem. 2013”), as well as the poetry and photo book „Latgales sirdspuksti” (“Latgale's Heartbeats”). She has also written lyrics for songs by Framest, Lady’s Sweet and other musicians and bands. Pizāne has performed at the Poetry Days events, and the “The Blood of a Poet” festival. Her first collection of poems titled „Tu neesi sniegs” (“You are no Snow”) was published in 2016 by “Jānis Roze” publishing house. Poet Jānis Rokpelnis has characterised Inga Pizāne's poetry as psychologically delicate, saturated with paradoxes, and professionally crafted. Pizāne's works have been translated into English and Russian. Currently she is working on her second book of poems.
Having Never Met. New York: Midsummer Nights Press, 2018.
Tu neesi sniegs [You are no Snow]. Riga: Janis Roze, 2016.
About Inga Pizāne // Literature Across Frontiers [EN]
Poems by Inga Pizāne // Internet magazine Satori.lv, 2012 [LV]
Interview with Inga Pizāne // LA.lv, 2013 [LV]
Interview with Inga Pizāne // LA.lv, 2018 [LV]Reviews
About Tu neesi sniegs/ You are no Snow // Internet magazine Satori.lv, 2016 [LV]
Linda Grīnberga, Mīlestība sniegā/ Love in the Snow, review of You are no Snow // UbiSunt, University of Latvia, 2016 [LV]
Having Never Met
Having Never Met (Dzejas izlase)
Title: Having Never Met
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A Midsummer Night's Press, USA
The author; The translator;
Selection of poems by Inga Pizāne, translated into English by Jayde Will;