Pauls Bankovskis is the author of several novels, short story volumes, and film scripts. His script for the film "Gustavs Klucis. Nepareizais latvietis” received the national film award "Lielais Kristaps".
He has been awarded the Jānis Baltvilks Children's Literature prize and was nominated for the Latvian Literature award several times.
Bankovskis' latest novel came out in June this year.
Our condolences to his family and friends.