Delegate Profile

Juta Pīrāga

Job TitleCultural Projects Manager

Company NamePlatform Latvian Literature


Juta Pīrāga is a representative of Latvian Literature platform, that was created by the International Writers and Translators house that is a residency for writers and translators. She has worked with literature culture projects since 2013 and has been in the organizing team of the biggest poetry festival in Latvia – the Poetry days, and the Annual Latvian Literature Award – the main literary prize in Latvia. For the last two years she has been the head of the Prose Readings festival in Riga. Her latest challenge is to be involved in development of a new literary festival in Latvia, called the Punctum festival.  

Conference Sessions

  • Presentation of the Main Literary Events and Literary Residencies in the Baltics

    Thursday11:30 - 12:3012 Apr 2018
    High Street Theatre

    Are literary events just about books? What is their purpose? Is it to see our favourite authors on stage, hear them read from their books and engage in conversa...

    • Language: English

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