Medicine against Immortality is Ronalds Briedis’ third collection of poetry.
Ronalds Briedis (1980) is a poet, playwright and critic. He was awarded the Prize of Art Days and the Prize of the Year in Literature for his first collection of poems Asaru gāze (Tear Gas, 2004). The second collection Karaoke (2008) brought its author the Ojārs Vācietis Award. His literary works are included in several anthologies and collective works (among them in English, Hungarian and Macedonian). A separate collection of poems was published in Hungary (2005). He has translated poetry from Russian and English. Since 2003 he leads the culture programme “Literary Academy” of the Writers’ Union of Latvia.