Madara Gruntmane

Madara Gruntmane is a poet and recipient of 2015 Latvian Literature Readers’ Choice Award for her book Narkozes (Narcoses) and the 2019 Public Broadcasting Award for her second poetry volume, Dzērājmeitiņa (Drunk Daddy’s Girl), she often presents at international literary festivals. She also works with creative collectives to produce cultural arts events throughout Latvia. She has been awarded as the Honorary Writing Fellow at Iowa University’s International Writing Program (US). Currently working on her third book, Afterlove.