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Amanda Aizpuriete (born 1956 in Jurmala) is a Latvian poet and translator. She has published seven collections of poems in Latvian. Aizpuriete's works have been translated into at least 14 languages. Eric Funk composed a symphony for contralto and orchestra, This Eventide Seems Spoiled, using her poetry. Notable awards include the Horst Bienek Poetry Prize from the Bavaria Academy of Art (1999), Poetry Days' Prize in Latvia (2000) and the Annual Prize in Literature for the best poetry translation (2003). She has translated works by Anna Akhmatova, Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, Georg Trakl, Joseph Brodsky and other writers.
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