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Anna Ottovna SAKSE

Latvia writer

Anna SAKSE, Latvia writer. Honorary Cultural Worker of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1946; board member, Latvia Union of Writers, since 1958. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Star; medals; Stalin Prize, 1949.

Background

SAKSE, Anna was born in 1905 in Vidzeme.

Education

Graduated Philological Faculty, Riga University.

Career

1927 first work published. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 convocation. Member, Soviet Committee the Defense of Peace.

Until 1940 proofreader and translator on edition staff of various newspapers. Since 1940 Director, Lit. Section Latvia paper “Cina”.