Peters Bruveris

Peters Bruveris was born in Riga, Latvia in 1957, and after graduating
from the Dept. of Art and Culture at the Latvian State Conservatory
worked as a literary consultant to the newspaper Latvijas Jaunatne
(Latvian Youth) and as the director of the newspaper Art and Literature.
He is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Love Me God,
The Landscape Of Language, and Behind Glass. He has also written four
books for children, texts for animated films, librettos, and many translations
of poetry and prose in several languages. He has received the Klavs
Elsbergs Award (1987), the Publisher Preses Nams Award in Literature in
2000 and 2001, the Days of Poetry Prize in 2001 and 2005, the Award in
Literature from the Baltic Assembly in 2004, the Ojars Vacietis Poetry
Prize (2006) and the National Prize for Best Book (2007).
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