Viivi Luik Biography

Viivi Luik, born in 1946, is one of the most treasured writers of contemporary Estonian literature. Her poetry captivates audiences with its musicality often characterized by perceiving the world and reflecting feelings through nature, its mystic beauty, clarity and all-embracing fragility in words. In her poetry the journey from the nature of the countryside to the city has been evident; the contrasts seem to be especially sharp in her excellent poetry for children.