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Mara Rozitis (Australia)

Mara Rozitis was born in Sydney, Australia in 1952 to parents who were refugees from Latvia during the Second World War. She studied drama at Flinders University, South Australia and in 1980 she moved to Sweden to study Baltic Languages at Stockholm University. She has worked as an actress and theatre director, has written a number of playscripts in Latvian, worked in Swedish radio and is currently teaching English in a primary school in Stockholm. She has translated a number of Latvian poets into English.