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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 Prose Poem” (2010) investigate the history of ... 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 to Latvia, mr. Olli Kantanen pointed out in his speech that offering the pos ... Read more

Become a member of Poetry Ride!

02.09.2014

As a member of Poetry Ride you are the first one to get the latest news and happenings of Poetry Ride and support its activity. The annual membership fee for a private person is 10 euros and for an organization 100 euros. You or your organization can join Poetry Ride also as a life member (200 e for a private member and 2 000 e for an organization) or as a supporting member (100 euros). In order t ... Read more
Audioexhibition ”Poetry Ride” makes a stop in Riga

Audioexhibition ”Poetry Ride” makes a stop in Riga

23.08.2014

The opening of exhibition ”Poetry Ride - the first 7 years” on 9 September 7pm at The National Library of Latvia. Live performances by poets Heli Laaksonen (FIN), Contra (EST), fs (EST), Inga Gaile (LV), Ingmāra Balode (LV), Anna Auziņa (LV), Kārlis Vērdiņš (LV), Eduards Aivars (LV), Valts Ernštreits (LV) and Arvis Viguls (LV ... Read more