Herkus Kunčius

Herkus Kunčius (born 1965) is one of the most prolific Lithuanian writers, publishing a book or a play every year …

Gabija Grušaitė

Gabija Grušaitė (born 1987) is the most prominent millennial voice in Lithuania. She was raised in Vilnius but left to …

Gintaras Beresnevičius

Gintaras Beresnevičius (1961-2006) was one of the few genuine scholars of old Baltic religion and mythology. Most of his work …

Danutė Kalinauskaitė

Danutė Kalinauskaitė (born 1959) published her first collection of short stories in 1987 and then fell silent for more than …

Aidas Marčėnas

Aidas Marčėnas (born 1960) is one of the most productive Lithuanian poets, the author of 12 collections of poetry. He …

Rimantas Kmita

Rimantas Kmita (born 1977) used to be a typical young poet. He published three collections and was thought to be …

Jaroslavas Melnikas

Jaroslavas Melnikas (born 1959) is a presence in at least three cultures. He was born in Ukraine, and his earlier …

Icchokas Meras

Icchokas Meras (1934-2014) came from a Lithuanian Jewish family that lived in the small town of Kelmė in western Lithuania. …

Gytis Norvilas

Gytis Norvilas (1976) is a historian by education but he has been publishing poems since 1997 (his first collection in …

Ričardas Gavelis

Ričardas Gavelis (1950-2002) is a legendary figure in Lithuanian literature. He studied theoretical physics and (as was common in the …

Valdas Papievis

Valdas Papievis (born 1962) has been living in Paris since 1992 but still remains an important presence in Lithuanian literary …

Sigitas Geda

Sigitas Geda (1943-2008) was one of the most prolific Lithuanian poets, and he still remains an important literary idol. He …