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Guests 2023

Áine Uí Fhoghlú Áine Uí Fhoghlú comes from the Gaeltacht area of An Rinn in County Waterford. She teaches creative writing to second level students and has been writer in residence to a number of schools. Her work has been broadcast and is included in numerous publications. Áine Uí Fhoghlú’s poetry resounds with the unique […]


YANG LIAN Yang Lian was born in Switzerland in 1955, and grew up in Beijing. He began writing when he was sent to the countryside in the 1970s. On his return to Beijing he became one of the founders of the Misty school of contemporary Chinese poetry. Among other things, Yang Lian is known for […]

Triin Paja

Triin Paja is an Estonian poet living in rural Estonia. She also translates poetry. Her debut poetry collection, Nõges, won the Betti Alver Literary Award. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and have won the Värske Rõhk poetry awardpoetry award. She also writes and publishes poems in English, which have been nominated for the […]

Dovile Kuzminskaite

Dovile Kuzminskaite was born in 1990 in Vilnius, where she continues to live and work. She studied philology. One can encounter her at Vilnius University, speaking Spanish. She translates poetry from Spanish and her texts have been translated into Spanish, Greek and Arabic.

Kristjan Haljak

  Kristjan Haljak (1990) is an Estonian poet and translator. He has authored five poetry books of which the last is titled “Illuminations. Poems 1974-1990”. He is specialized in French literature and has translated to Estonian works by such authors as Charles Baudelaire, André Breton and Lautréamont.

The Balcans

The participation of foreign authors has been a long-standing Poetry Days tradition. The collection of authors included each year is assembled according to various principles and also just by fortunate happenstance and coincidences connected with our own authors. In order to gain a more concentrated impression of events occurring in the world of poetry in […]


The Poetry Days Award has been an important honour for many years and the Latvian Writers’ Union has been its originator at every stage of its history.


The Latvian Writers’ Union ARNO JUNDZE Mob. phone +371 29161981A. Čaka Street 37-1, Rīga, Project Manager KATRĪNA DUKA-GULBE Mob. phone +371

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