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Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 with Hans G. Ruprecht
Rosie Goldsmith’s «RIVETING INTERVIEW» with the Latvian poet, novelist and essayist Nora Ikstena.

Rosie Goldsmith in conversation with the poet, novelist and essayist Nora Ikstena, who is a laureat of the Three Star Medal for Literature and the Baltic Assembly Prize and the winner of many other prestigious awards. “Nora Ikstena (1969) is one of the most visible, and influential prose writers in Latvia, known for elaborat style and detailed approach to language.” More: ‘Soviet Milk’ by Nora Ikstena.
Translated from the Latvian by Margita Gailitis. Home in Exile series (Peirene press, U.K.)
192pp, paperback with flaps, £12
ISBN 978-1-908670-42-7
eISBN 978-1-908670-43-4 - LONGLISTED FOR THE REPUBLIC OF CONSCIOUSNESS PRIZE 2019 - SHORTLISTED FOR THE EBRD LITERATURE PRIZE 2019 Rosie Goldsmith is an internationally highly regarded, award-winning journalist and broadcaster based in the U.K. Her career has been defined in terms of her many outstanding achievements as a producer, senior editor, TV presenter, host and cultural affairs critic on a wide range of high-profile programmes of the BBC, such as - Front Row, - Open book, - Crossing Continents as well as on the famous British global media show «A World In Your Ear». As an independent journalist Rosie Goldsmith has curated and chaired many literature events and festivals, the importance of which to literary life in Europe is well known. Her intellectual leadership, her most impressive knowledge of European literary traditions as well as her captivating style as an interviewer contribute significantly to the success of - the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival, - the Hay Festival, - the European Literature Days in Austria as well as to similar events in Germany and Norway.— 🔹Rosie Goldsmith is the founder and the current director of the EUROPEAN LITERATURE NETWORK (@eurolitnet) who kindly granted CKCU-FM93.1 | Literary News the permission to broadcast selections from the “RIVETTING INTERVIEWS series with Rosie Goldsmith”. We’re very thankful to her for this permission, and are looking forward to enhance the promising potential of our media partnership.
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