Poetry Day award goes to Ivars Šteinbergs

The annual Poetry Day award winner is Ivars Šteinbergs. The award was given for his debut collection of poems "Beehive".

Ivars Šteinbergs, born in 1991, is a Latvian poet, translator of poetry, and a journalist. Since 2012, he has been writing poems, translating and interviewing writers for various outlets – online platforms and literary magazines. In 2017, he received a Fulbright Scholarship to study Comparative Literature in the State University of New York at Binghamton.