Poetry Collections "Annual Rings", 1969, and "Autumn Time", 1987, and the Trilogy of Novels "Bille", 1992–1999, by Poet and Writer Vizma Belševica (1931–2005)

Thrice nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature, Vizma Belševica (1931–2005) first gained fame as a poet, controversial to the Soviets, and later in life again rose to national prominence for semi-autobiographical novels set before, through and after the Second World War.