Kristine Želve

Film director and writer Kristīne Želve was born in 1970. She studied film directing and cultural management at the Academy of Culture of Latvia. She has made several documentary films and video works. She is contributor to various Latvian media outlets and also runs a culture broadcast on Latvian Television. Her first book, a collection of short stories entitled The Girl Who Cut My Hair (Meitene, Kas Nogrieza Man Matus) was published in 2011. The author was awarded the Annual Prize for Literature and the Annual Prize for Culture of the daily newspaper Diena.


Anthologies featuring Kristine Želve

The Book of Riga

The Book of Riga brings together ten short stories written about and from the capital of Latvia, showcasing the work of some of the country’s most well-known, and exciting emerging writers.