Sigitas Geda

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

Sigitas Parulskis

Sigitas Parulskis (born 1965) is one of the most important figures in contemporary Lithuanian literature. He made his debut in …

Marius Ivaškevičius

Marius Ivaškevičius (born 1973), who once described himself as belonging to the ‘found generation’, effectively rose to the challenge of …

Giedra Radvilavičiūtė

Giedra Radvilavičiūtė (born 1960) could probably be called the most fashionable Lithuanian writer. This is strange, because she is one …

Andrius Jakučiūnas

Andrius Jakučiūnas (born 1976) is probably the brightest rising star in contemporary high-brow Lithuanian literature. A classical scholar, he worked …

Undinė Radzevičiūtė

Undinė Radzevičiūtė (born 1967) is the most un-Lithuanian of Lithuanian writers. She does not mix with the literary world, and …

Rolandas Rastauskas

Rolandas Rastauskas (born 1954) is a much-loved character in Lithuanian literary circles, known affectionately as RoRa, the original dandy. He …

Donaldas Kajokas

Donaldas Kajokas (born 1953) is a gymnastics coach by training but for many years his main role has been at …

Renata Šerelytė

Renata Šerelytė (born 1970) is one of the most widely translated Lithuanian authors. Her short stories are available in German, …

Saulius Tomas Kondrotas

Saulius Tomas Kondrotas (born 1953) left the Soviet Union in its last years and moved to the West, firstly to …

Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė

Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė (born 1976) is the first Lithuanian to receive the European Union Prize for Literature. Her prose is very …

Eugenijus Ališanka

Eugenijus Ališanka (1960) was born into a family of deportees deep in Russia, and did not see Lithuania for the …