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Maintenant #104 – Inga Pizane

The Maintenant series – 101 interviews with contemporary European poets – was begun at 3:AM Magazine in 2010. Offering a glimpse of the vast range of poetry being created in 21st century Europe, the series has been a landmark exploration of continental poetics in the English language. You can find more on the series here

With the physical cancellation of the European Poetry Festival in London during 2020, a series of new longform video interviews are presented here at 3:AM Magazine, again with some of the most dynamic contemporary European poets, whose work is exploring the possibilities and potentials of the artform, as an addition to the Maintenant series.

Supported by Platform Latvian Literature.

Inga Pizāne (1986) is a poet based in Riga, Latvia. Her second poetry collection was awarded Ojars Vacietis Literary Prize (2020). Her work has been translated into several languages. Her translated poetry collection “Having Never Met” was published by A Midsummer Night’s Press in 2018, NYC, translated by Jayde Will. A poetry book in Italian coming soon. She has performed at the European Poetry festival, The America’s Poetry festival of New York and other international festivals and workshops.

SJ Fowler is a poet, writer and artist. He has been poetry editor at 3:AM Magazine since 2011

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Monday, December 7th, 2020.