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Maarja Kangro


Maarja  Kangro

(1973) is an Estonian poet, writer and author of librettos. She is the author of four poetry collection and was granted many important literary prizes. She has written five opera librettos, texts for cantatas and other works of music. As translator, she has translated fiction, philosophy (Giorgio Agamben, Umberto Eco, Gianni Vattimo) and poetry by more than 100 poets (e. g. Jacopone da Todi, Giacomo Leopardi, Andrea Zanzotto, Valerio Magrelli, Philip Larkin, Bertolt Brecht, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Ernst Jandl). In 2003 she won the first prize of the Societŕ Dante Alighieri competition for translations of Italian poetry. Her poems and short stories have been translated into English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Italian and Slovenian.

Ivar Sild


Ivar Sild

(Estonia), born in 1977. His first book of poetry was published in 1996, his latest (seventh) in 2007. He founded a literary group called Young Hotshots of Tallin (Tallinna Noored Tegijad) which brought together some of today’s well-known Estonian authors. In addition to poetry, he also writes criticism and prose. His first novel A Dancing City was published in 2007.

Asko Künnap


Asko Künnap

(Estonia) was born in Tartu. Early chilhood spent in Helsinki. He studied at the design department of the Estonian Academy of Arts for 7 years. He is artis tic leader and shareholder in the advertising agency Zoom. Over the last four years he has drawn and displayed three exhibitions of free graphics and compiled two Books containing his graphic art and texts: Pimeduse vastu (Against Darkness) and Kokkusattumuste kaitseks (In Defence of Coincidences ). After a ten years pause he is writing poetry again. At the turn of the century, he, J. Rooste and K.-M. Sinijärv published a joint capitalist-realistic collection Neid vigu me ei korda (Those Mistakes We Will Not Repeat, 2000).

Festival Days of poetry and wine

2017