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Author(s): Arvis Viguls
Contributor(s): Marko Pogačar (Translator), Jayde Will (Translator)
Subject(s): Literary Texts, Poetry, Latvian Literature
Published by: Treći Trg
Keywords: Arvis Viguls; Latvian literature; poetry; 21st century;

Summary/Abstract: Arvis Viguls (1987) is a Latvian poet, literary critic and translator from English, Russian and Serbo-Croatian. In Latvian literary press, he has published several selections from Serbian poetry, including work of I.V. Lalić, Alexandar Ristović, M. Todorović. His first two poetry collections, “Istaba” (Room, 2009) and “5:00” (2012), were published to great critical acclaim and won him several prizes, including award for the best debut of the year and award for best poetry collection of the year. Manuscript of Viguls’ third book "Grāmata" (Book) has already won him a prominent grant in his homeland and is planned to be published in 2017 in Latvian and is a base for his selected poems in Croatian and Spanish to be published this year. His poems have appeared in anthologies and literature magazines in more than fourteen languages. In 2017 Viguls was chosen as one of the ten authors for “New voices from Europe” — a Literature Across Frontiers’ project that focuses on promoting work of ten emerging European writers.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 55-56
  • Page Range: 216-235
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English, Serbian