Vytenė Saunoriūtė Muschick

Year and place of birth

1972, Vilnius (Lithuania)


Graduated in 1999 in Lithuanian and Scandinavian Studies from Vilnius University;
studied Scandinavian Studies in Reykjavik, Uppsala, and is currently continuing Germanic studies in Budapest.


Lithuanian - native
Translates from Lithuanian into German and from Swedish into Lithuanian

Work activities

She worked as a lecturer in Lithuanian at Humboldt University of Berlin (1999-2001) and at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin (2001-2005, 2011-2015); works as a translator and collaborates with LRT on Culture Week.

Together with peer Friederike Kenneweg, she set up a website for schools in Germany containing information on Dalia Grinkevičiūtė and her book; organises readings in schools. More:

16 February 2017 - Golden Acorn from Šilalė District Municipality for disseminating Dalia Grinkevičiūtė's work in the world.
28 May 2017 - Acknowledgement from the Mayor of Šilalė for organising a conference to mark Dalia Grinkevičiūtė's 90th anniversary in Laukuva.

2017 – Lithuanian Oaks silver medal

Literary Translation Project Travelers in Time: Translating Contemporary European Fiction into Lithuanian.

Vytenė Muschick is translating the novel by the German novelist of Russian descent Alina Bronsky The Last Love of Baby Dunya:

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Translated books

  1. Dalia Grinkevičiūtė: Aber der Himmel – grandios [‘Lietuviai prie Laptevų jūros’]. Berlin: btb, 2016.
  2. Dalia Grinkevičiūtė: Aber der Himmel – grandios [‘Lietuviai prie Laptevų jūros’]. Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, 2014.
  3. Aldona Gustas: Jetzt [‘Dabar’]. Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1998.
  4. Eglė Königin der Nattern [‘Eglė žalčių karalienė’]. Vilnius: Kronta, 2009.

Translations to Lithuanian:

  1. Alina Bronsky: Babos Dunjos paskutinė meilė [novel]. Vilnius: Aukso žuvys, 2019.
  2. Camilla Läckberg: Pamokslininkas [novel]. Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2012.
  3. Henning Mankell: Klystkeliais [novel]. Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2009.
  4. Karin Alvtegen: Kaltė [novel]. Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2008.

Anthologies or anthologies translated and translated by an interpreter

Segments in project (2007-2017) GULAG’as: [international comparative memory project]. Translation of documents and letters of these political prisoners : Balys Gajauskas, Ona Trimakienė, Aloyzas Kudūkis, Eugenija Pilkauskaitė-Kudūkienė, Stefanija Ladigienė [for publications in Germany].

Publications in periodicals

  1. „From where you were born…“: A Collage about Dalia Grinkevičiūtė in: Lithuanian Culture Institute publication for London Book fair Reading Lithuania, 2018, p. 5-12.
  2. „Dalia Grinkevičiūtė: Pastačiau šiokį tokį paminklą Šiaurės aukoms“, Literatūra ir menas Nr. 3616 / 20 (2017-05-19).
  3. „Berlyno siena, lapkričio 9-oji, arba Mirtis skiria ar jungia?“Literatūra ir menas Nr. 3637 / 41 (2017-11-10).
  4. Gulag-Insassin Dalia Grinkevičiūtė und ihr verschollenes Manuskript in: Annaberger Analen Nr. 24/2016, p. 221-243.