Ventspils Starptautiska

Rakstnieku un tulkotaju maja

Ieva Balode

Annas iela 13

3601 Ventspils


Tel: +371 (0)3623595

Fax: + 371 (0)3623596

Nora Ikstena
»Rakstnieki un tulkotāji bieži mēdz apgalvot, ka viņu īstās mājas ir valoda. «

»Writers and translators often maintain that their real home is language. «

, Estonia and many, many others are now joined by the in Latvia.

Centre for Writers and Translators, giving the opportunity for writers from around the world to meet and work.

Although the writers studies have modern facilities, they have not lost a touch of history and are ready to extend a warm welcome to language travellers. The inner garden and sauna create a feeling that the process of writing has some connection to faith, divine revelations and succumbing to sinful joys.

Nora Ikstena

HALMA grant holder Urs Faes wrote about his stay at the International Writers' and Translators' House. His essay is available in the European Library of the HALMA network.