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Poetry Ride is soon on the road

Poetry Ride is soon on the road

16.11.2014

Poetry Ride festival is touring in Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Norway on 24−29 November with the poets Jan Kaus (EST), Miia Toivio (FIN), Kārlis Vērdiņš (LV) and Gunnar Wærness (NO). The multilingual and multiple program has been compiled by a poet, translator and artistic director of Poetry Ride Guntars Godiņš,... Read more

Kārlis Vērdiņš: ”Today's Latvian poetry is juicy and visual.”

Kārlis Vērdiņš: ”Today's Latvian poetry is juicy and visual.”

03.11.2014

Kārlis Vērdiņš, a Latvian poet, critic, translator and literature scholar is one of the Poetry Riders of this year. Get to know more about him and the Latvian poetry by an interview:

Your doctoral thesis “The Latvian Prose Poem in the 20th Century” (2009) and a book “The Social and Political Dimensions of the Latvian... Read more

The audience in Riga was facinated by the Poetry Ride night

The audience in Riga was facinated by the Poetry Ride night

15.09.2014

The opening of the audioexhibition "The Poetry Ride - the 7 first years" and the poetry reading were a great success this week in Riga. Around 100 people gathered to a brand new building of National Library of Latvia in order to enjoy the opening the exhibition and the poetry reading. The Ambassador of Finland... Read more