Lithuanian Culture Institute

Karla Gruodis

Year and place of birth

1965 Toronto (Canada)


BA English Literature and Liberal Arts, Concordia University, Montreal
MA English, University of Toronto
MA Teaching, University of Toronto


English and Lithuanian - native
Translates from Lithuanian to English

Work activities


Worth mentioning



Translated books

  1. Aurimas Švedas and Irena Veisaitė: Irena: Life Should Be Transparent (“Irena Veisaitė: Gyvenimas turėtų būti skaidrus”), Budapest: Central European University Press, forthcoming.
  2. Antanas Škėma: White Shroud (“Balta drobulė”), Glasgow: Vagabond Voices, 2018
  3. Sigitas Parulskis: Darkness and Company (“Tamsa ir partneriai”), London: Peter Owen, 2018.
  4. Leonidas Donskis: A Small Map of Experience: Reflections and Aphorisms, Toronto: Guernica, 2013.

Anthologies or anthologies translated and translated by an interpreter

  1. The Storytelling Human: Lithuanian Folk Tradition Today (ed. Lina Bugienė), Brookline: Academc Studues Press, forthcoming 2020.
  2. Baltic Memory: Processes of Modernisation in Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Literature of the Soviet Period (English language editor). Edited by Elena Baliutytė and Donata Mitaitė. Vilnius: Lithuanian Institute of Literature and Folklore, 2011.

Publications in periodicals