Lithuanian Culture Institute
Translators

Erika Lastovskytė Frittoli

Erika Lastovskytė

Year and place of birth

1981, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Education

Vilnius University, MA in English Studies
Vilnius Gediminas, Technical University BS in Printing Engineering

Languages

Lithuanian - native.
Translates from the Lithuanian, Russian and Italian languages into English.

Work activities

Translator and Interpreter, Freelance (Aug 2014 – Present)
Rights Sales Executive, Oxford University Press (Sept 2017 – Oct 2020)
Senior Bookseller and Events Coordinator, Waterstones Oxford (Jul 2015 – Sept 2017)
Literary Scout Assistant (Intern), Daniela Schlingmann Literary Scouting Agency (Jul 2015 - Nov 2015)
Programme Manager, Summer Literary Seminars International (Jun 2011 – Aug 2014)

Worth mentioning

International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School organised by British Centre for Literary Translation in collaboration with East Anglia University and the National Centre for Writing (Aug 2018)
Education grant by the Lithuanian Council for Culture for the participation at the International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School (Aug 2018)
Emerging Translators Mentorship Programme organised by National Centre for Writing (mentor Shaun Whsiteside) (Nov 2018– Apr 2019)
Individual grant by the Lithuanian Council for Culture (Oct 2016 – Sept 2017) for the promotion of Lithuanian literature in the English speaking countries
(Soma)tic Poetry Workshop with the American poet CAConrad organised by the Contemporary Art Centre (Lithuania) (Jul 2014)

Contacts

erika.lastovskyte@gmail.com

Translated books

  1. Cory Silverberg: Kaip atsiranda vaikai? (What Makes a Baby?), Vilnius: Versus Aureus, 2013

Anthologies or anthologies translated and translated by an interpreter

  1. Gintautas Trimakas: Išėjimai / Exits, ed. Ugnė Marija Makauskaitė, Vilnius: Šiuolaikinio Meno Asociacija, 2019
  2. Nerijus Milerius: Žiūrėti į žiūrintįjį: kinas ir prievarta (Viewing the Viewer: Cinema and Violence), Vilnius: Jonas ir Jokūbas, 2018
  3. Algirdas Šeškus: Gėlės (Flowers), Biel Books, 2018
  4. A short story Three Women by Jonas Žakaitis, Lithuanian Photography 2018_1, Vilnius: Lithuanian Photographers Association, 2018
  5. Short stories Restaurant Sankt Peterburgas and The Oldest Woman by Jonas Žakaitis and Cemetery Detective by Monika Kalinauskaitė, The Happy Hypocrite: Tolstoyevsky Issue 10, London: Book Works, 2018

Publications in periodicals

  1. Articles for the Lithuanian Music Link magazine (Music Information Centre Lithuania, 2021)
  2. Voices of the Liminal Generation – Modern Lithuanian Literature, The Baltic Riveter, 2018
  3. Lawrence Schimel: Trying to Build a Community of Readers, Vilnius Review, 2017