Ieva Rupenheite - "Nepāriet" / It’s Not Passing

Ieva Rupenheite (1969) was born and raised in Riga, graduating from the Latvian Academy of Art. Since 2002 she has worked in the Ventspils Museum and lives in Sārnate. Her first poetry collection entitled Vajadzīgo pasvītrot (Highlighting the Necessary was published by Neputns Publishers in 2001. Her second poetry collection entitled Melnas krelles (Black Beads, 2007) also published by Neputns led to her being nominated for the Poetry Days Prize and the Literature Prize of the Year. Nepāriet (It’s Not Passing) is her third poetry colletion. There has been a seven-year interval between each of her three collections.