INGA GAILE (b. 1976, Riga) Writer. Five poetry collections and a collection of children’s poetry. In poems, “she explores the inner states of being, her own experiences, everyday lives of women, as well as stigmatized groups of society.” (source: latvianliterature.lv). Author of several plays, staged in off — broadway theaters of Riga. In 2016. the first novel The glass shards is published. In 2017, her first detective novel The Invisibles is published. She has also translated works of Russian speaking poets into Latvian. Organizes and participates in women stand-up movement. Her poems have been translated into English, German, Swedish, Lithuanian, Bengali and other. President of Latvian PEN.