Contra (writer)

Contra (real name Margus Konnula; born 22 March 1974, in Urvaste, Võru County) is an Estonian poet and translator.[1]

Contra (2006)

After 1994, he worked as a postman. From 1996 to 1999, he was the postmaster at Urvaste. After this job, he became a freelance writer and screenwriter. From 2004 to 2008, he was the editor of the local newspaper of the Urvaste Parish.[1]

He has won numerous Estonian-related and also other country awards. For example, in 2017, he received the Eduards Veidenbaums Literary Award. In 2019, he received the Latvian Cross of Recognition (V class).

Selected worksEdit

  • 1995: poetry collection "Ohoh"
  • 2001: poetry collection "Suusamütsi tutt" ('Ski Hat Bobble')
  • 2019: poetry collection "Legoist"


  1. ^ a b Mihkelev, Anneli. "Contra - Estonian Writers' Online Dictionary". Retrieved 10 January 2021.

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