Ivars Šteinbergs, born in 1991, is a poet and critic from Riga, Latvia. Since 2012, he has been publishing poems and literary criticism in various outlets – online platforms like Satori and Punctummagazine, and literary magazines such as Latvju Teksti, Veto, Domuzīme, et al. After finishing Āgenskalns gymnasium (2010), he graduated from the University of Latvia with a BA in Philology (2015). In 2017, he received a Fulbright grant to study comparative literature in the U.S.A., and he earned his M.A. at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2018. He has worked for the Culture department at Delfi.lv, and was a host at the weekly literary program Bron–Hīts at NABA radio (2012–2017). Šteinbergs has translated Imants Ziedonis’ poetry and epiphanies into English, has attended the international translation workshops in Riga (2014) and Budapest (2016). In 2014, he received the Annual Research Award at the University of Latvia for his article in Alma Mater magazine. His poem līdzenā klajumā/in an even field was included in the poetry anthology Viens dzejolis 2013/ One Poem 2013. In 2014, Aleksandrs Meņšikovs’ bilingual book of poems 17 стихотворений /17 dzejoļi /17 poems was published, and included translations by Ivars Šteinbergs and Krišjānis Zeļģis. His own debut book Strops/ Hive was published by Neputns in 2020 and it received The Poetry Days Award in 2021, as well as the Ojārs Vācietis Literary Prize in Poetry. Currently, Šteinbergs works at the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia (ILFA) and is a doctoral student at the Latvian Academy of Culture.
Strops [Hive]. Riga: Neputns, 2020.
17 стихотворений /17 dzejoļi [17 poems]. Riga: Orbita, 2014.
Viens dzejolis 2013 [One Poem 2013]. Riga: Mansards, 2013.
Interview with Ivar Šteinbergs // la.lv, 2021 [LV]
Audio conversation with Ivars Šteinbergs // Radio Latvia 3, 2021 [LV]
Video conversation with Ivars Šteinbergs // Online magazine Punctum, 2021 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // Online magazine Punctum, 2021 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // Online magazine Satori, 2021 [LV]
Audio conversation with Juris Šteinbergs // Radio NABA, 2020 [LV]
Interview with Ivars Šteinbergs // Online magazine Punctum, 2020 [LV]
Audio conversation with Juris Šteinbergs // Radio Latvia 1, 2020 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // Online magazine Punctum, 2018 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // Online magazine Punctum, 2017 [LV]
Goro Takano, A Rope, A Gun, and Gas, translated into Latvian by Ivars šteinbergs // Online magazine Satori, 2014
Liega Piešiņa, Ivars Šteinbergs: Rakstīšana ir kas tāds, kas varētu izmainīt mani pašu/ Writing is something that could change my entire being // Latvijas Sabiedriskie Mediji, 2014 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // bandcamp.com, 2013 [LV]
Interview with Ivars Šteinbergs // Delfi News, 2012 [LV]
Ivars Šteinbergs, poems // Online magazine Satori, 2012 [LV]Reviews
Arvis Viguls about "Strops" // Delfi.lv, 2021 [LV]
Anda Baklāne about "Strops" // Online magazine Satori, 2020 [LV]
Kārlis Vērdiņš about "Strops" // Online magazine Punctum, 2020 [LV]
2021, shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award for Hive
2014, the Annual Research Award at the University of Latvia
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Anthology of 15 contemporary Latvian poets