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Elina Kuple

Raina 19 a - 18
Madona, Latvia


Surname First Name : Kuple Elina
Address : Raina 19 a – 18, Madona, LV – 4801, Latvia
Telephone : +371 29477178
Nationality: Latvian
Date of birth: 13rd July , 1979
Education and training
2004. – 2008. Liepaja University , Department of Humanitarian Sciences,
Master’s degree in philology

2002. – 2004 Liepaja University, Department of Humanitarian Sciences,
studies on programme: teacher of Latvian language and
1997. – 2002. Liepaja University , Department of Humanitarian Sciences,
Bachelor’s degree in philology
1994. – 1997. Madonas State Gymnasium
1986. – 1994. Berzaunes Primary School

Work experience
2007. – 2009. Teacher of Latvian language and literature in Madona
State Gymnasium,
head of drama and performing art classes
2006. – 2007. The organization of concert program for Latvian rock
band ‘’Zodiaks’’ and singer Maija Lusena
(work as an author of lyrics, curator, consultant, author of
the advertisement concept)

01.09.2004 – 30.11.2004 Teacher of Latvian language and literature in Ventspils
Business and IT high school
1998. – 2000. Freelance journalist in Madona region newspaper ‘’Stars’’ -
author of reviews about culture events, the latest books and
music news.
Work on the development of paragraph ‘’Jauno nianse’’
(dedicated to the teenagers and their topic issues )
Mother tongue: Latvian
Other languages: (in 10 point grade system)
English – 8
German – 7
Russian – 6
Public activities
Leader of different events at Liepaja University. For example,
‘’Writer within a year’’ – meeting with playwright Inga Abele
and poetess and translator Amanda Aizpuriete.

The main leader and head of Liepaja University after-classes
project ‘’Club of Literature’’. (Within the project there were
meetings with the poets of Liepaja (Olafs Gutmanis, Gunts
Snipke), demonstration of screen adaptations, discussions.)

Creative works
Drama, poetry, prose, essay, photo art.

Poetry ‘’Vārdos izmērcēta īstenība’’ publication in newspaper
‘’Kultūras Forums’’ [Culture Forum] (27th February – 8th March,
2009) with the introduction of poetess and translator Amanda

Poetry ‘’Šampaņas meteorīts’’ publication in newspaper
‘’Kultūras Forums’’ [Culture Forum] (21st September – 28th
September, 2007) with the introduction of poet and
translator Edvins Raups.

‘’Laikmeta nospiedumi mākslinieka apziņā Gundegas Repšes
romānos – esejās’’ [The footprints of period in the
consciousness of artist in Gundegas Repses literature
publications] - the issue of month in newspaper ‘’Karogs’’
[Flag] (2006/November)

Play ‘’Maiga dzīve’’ [Gentle life] publication in ‘’Lugas 2006/1’’
[Plays 2006/1] as a 1st place winner in the national play
competition in one-act play nomination.

Participation in the culture projects

The organizer and curator of ‘’The poetry day’’ event
‘’Dzeja dzimst nomalēs’’ [Poetry borns in the outskirts’’]
(Madona, 15th September, 2009)
participants: poets -
Andris Hirss (Jurmala)
Amanda Aizpuriete(Jurmala)
Janis Tomass (Vecpiebalga)
Emils Desjatnikovs (Madona)
Gaiku Maris (Riga)
Dana Vilcina (Madona)
Inuta Klevasa (Madona)
Santa Paulovica (Madona)
Matiss Spaile (Madona)
Salvadore (Madona)
Ruta Mezavilka (Riga)
Anete Zalite(Valmiera/Riga)
Sabine Metus (Riga)

Janis Indans (Riga)

Project in partnership with Madona region council - leisure time
activities for youth – ‘’Poetry and drama studio’’ (March and April,
2009) Within the project meeting with the poetess and translator
Amanda Aizpuriete and playwright and poetess Inga Abele

The participant of The Poetry days of Kuzeme (2004)
The co-author and compiler of Liepaja University student poetry
collection ‘’Mūsu acu vārdi’’ [The wordsof our eye], (LiePa, 2002 )

Interests: Drama, poetry, prose, essay, photo art

Published writer: No

Freelance: Yes