Ivars Šteinbergs (1991) is a poet, critic, and translator from Riga, Latvia. His second collection of poems Jaunība (Youth, 2022), published by Neputns, received the Annual Latvian Literature Award in 2023. His first book Strops (Hive), also published by Neputns in 2020, received The Poetry Days Award in 2021, as well as the Ojārs Vācietis Literary Prize in Poetry. Šteinbergs has been actively publishing poems, translations, and literary criticism in various outlets (Satori, Punctummagazine, Domuzīme et al.) since 2012. He is a researcher at the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia (ILFA) and a lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Culture. In 2017, he received a Fulbright grant to study comparative literature in the U.S.A., and he earned his M.A. in Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY, Binghamton) in 2018. Šteinbergs has translated Imants Ziedonis' poetry and epiphanies into English. He has also translated the poetry of various foreign poets into Latvian (Louise Glück, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Franz Wright, Sharon Olds, Jan Wagner et al.).
Jaunība [Youth]. Riga: Neputns, 2022.
Strops [Hive]. Riga: Neputns, 2020.
17 стихотворений /17 dzejoļi [17 poems]. Riga: Orbita, 2014.
Viens dzejolis 2013 [One Poem 2013]. Riga: Mansards, 2013.
Latvian Poetry Celebration. Ivars Šteinbergs // European Poetry festival, May 2023 [EN]
Ivars Steinbergs (Latvia), poetry // litgazeta.com.ua , May 2022 [UA]
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]
2023, the Annual Latvian Literature Award for Youth
2021, shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award for Hive
2014, the Annual Research Award at the University of Latvia
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Palladium Kirjat, Finland
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Anthology of 15 contemporary Latvian poets