Lienīte Medne-Spāre (1956) is a writer and editor. She studied French Language and Literature, Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Latvia. Lienīte Medne-Spāre has worked as the editor-in-chief of the publishing house “Artava”. Together with authors Vladis Spāre and Juris Zvirgzdiņš has published the novel Odu laiks [The time of Odes]. Her collection of stories Dziedošās smiltis [Singing Sand] was shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award 2020. Short stories by Lienīte Medne-Spāre have been published in the magazines “Liesma”, “Avots”, “Latvju Teksti”, “Jaunā Gaita” and in the literary newspaper “konTEKSTS”.
Dziedošās smiltis [Singing Sand]. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2019.
Odu laiks [The time of Odes]. Co-authored with Vladis Spāre and Juris Zvirgzdiņš. Riga: Skarabejs, 2009
Story "Mēs taču esam draugi" [After all, we are friends] // Nemunas.press, 2020 [LT]
Singing Sand Laligaba nomination // Laligaba.lv, 2020 [LV]
Jūlija Dibovska, Mammas draudzenes stāsti, review of Singing Sand // Online magazine Punctum, 2020 [LV]
Kristīne Ilziņa, Zods gaisā un mugura taisna, review of Singing Sand // Jaunā Gaita, Nr. 299, 2019 [LV]
2020, shortlisted for the Annual Latvian Literature Award for Singing Sand