Jānis Hvoinskis and Raimonds Ķirķis receive "The Poetry Days Award"

On 13 September at the closing ceremony of the "Poetry Festival" the winners of "The Poetry Days Award" were announced. This year they are two - Jānis Hvoinskis for his collection "The Muse of the City N" and Raimonds Ķirķis for his debut collection "Maps", both published by Neputns.

Nominees for the 2020 Poetry Days Award were four poetry collections, including "The Presence of Beauty" by Krišjānis Zeļģis, and two translations - Osip Mandelstam "Poetry", translated by Einārs Pelšs and Charles Bukowski "The Bite", translated by Jānis Elsbergs.