Amanda Aizpuriete 
Author

Poems

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[Sviedri, kas garšo pēc nāves...] latvian

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Amanda Aizpuriete 
Author

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* 28.03.1956, Jurmala, near Riga, Latvia
lives in: Jurmala, near Riga, Latvia

Amanda Aizpuriete was born 1956 in Jurmala, near Riga, in Latvia and studied philology and philosophy at the University of Latvia in Riga. Later she worked two years at the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow; then as a radio journalist. Besides she translates Russian poets such as Mandelstam and Akhmatova, as well as German authors as Kafka, Rilke, Trakl or Bachmann into Latvian.

In 1999 Amanda Aizpuriete received the 'Horst Bieneck promotion award for poetry'.

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She lives and works in Jurmala.

Publications
  • Nāks dārzā māte

    Riga: Liesma, 1980

  • Kāpu iela

    Riga: Liesma, 1986

  • Nākamais autobuss

    Riga: Liesma, 1990

  • Pēdējā vasara

    Riga: Preses nams, 1995

  • Lass mir das Meer

    Liebesgedichte

    Auswahl und Übertragung von Manfred Peter Hein

    Rowohlt, 1996

  • Bābeles nomalē

    Enigma, 1999

  • Sārtu baložu bars

    Riga: 1999

  • Nakts peldētāja

    Riga: Daugava, 2000

  • Babylonischer Kiez

    Übertragung von Manfred Peter Hein

    Rowohlt, 2000

  • Viršu debesīs

    Riga: Jumava, 2003

  • Vēstuļu vējš

    Riga: Atēna, 2004

  • ledusskapja šūpuļdziesma

    Riga: 2011

Awards
  • 1999 Horst Bieneck Förderpreis für Lyrik