Latest articles in the Conversations category

Viivi Luik and
Tõnu Õnnepalu

ELM 2/2019
V: Have you felt great reverence at least once in your life? T: I have no idea what great reverence is. Whenever anyone talks about the ...


Latest articles in the Portraits category

Andres Allan Ellmann:
One of the few mystics

By Lauri Sommer
ELM 2/2019
Andres Allan Ellmann (1964-1988) was one of the very few mystical poets in post-war Estonian poetry. I think it was in his blood – his moth...

Juhan Liiv:
A search for the pure word

By Mathura
ELM 2/2019
The year 2019 looms large in Estonia’s cultural calendar, marking the 150th anniversary of the Estonian Song and Dance Celebration. Its imp...


Latest articles in the Reflections category

Veronika Kivisilla
A perfect day

By Veronika Kivisilla
ELM 2/2019
A perfect day naturally begins early in the morning. That is my time! I hope I never learn to sleep in! I’d never exchange the promisin...

Book reviews

Latest articles in the book reviews category

Selected translations

ELM 2/2019
ChineseTitle “Tantsisklevail lehtedel ta keerleb”Title * 喚發舞動之樹葉 : 五十四首描繪香港風景的俳 (Estonian: Chinese)Author MathuraGenre P...

Eeva Park
My Majestic Giraffes

By Piret Viires
ELM 2/2019
From the “Writers with Writers” seriesTallinn; Hea Lugu, 2018. 158 pp. ISBN   9789949634538 In 2018, the Hea Lugu publishing house launc...

Urmas Vadi
The Ballet Master

By Aro Velmet
ELM 2/2019
Loomingu Raamatukogu 2019, nr 6-9EAN 3220000004467 Urmas Vadi’s The Ballet Master is an absurdist satire of nationalist politics written...