Baltuškevičius Vladas

Vladas Baltuškevičius – poet, translator.
He was born 26 January, 1939 in Liepynai, Marijampolė district.
In 1956-1960 he studied Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius Pedagogical Institute. In 1957-1958 he worked at editorial office of “Naujasis kelias” and in 1961-1962 he worked at National Science and Politics publishing house, Kaunas section as a corrector. He also worked at publishing house “Mintis”. His works have been included into almanacks and collections. He lives in Garliava, Kaunas district.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1988.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Saulės židinys: collection of poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1975.
Vasaros zenitas: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1979.
Bedugnėj didelėj: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.
Erčios: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1987.
Prisipažinimai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1991.
Proregiai: collection. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1999.
Pakeliui: poetry. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2004.
Mano memoriumas: ironic epitaphs for the living. – Kaunas: Naujasis lankas, 2009.
Žaibų šviesoj: sonnets. – Kaunas: Naujasis lankas, 2015.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   R u s s i a n :
G. Gaidovskis. Povandeninio laivo vadas: novella. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1965.
V. Dragunskis. Mergaitė ant rutulio: novella. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1967.
S. Antonovas. Perplėštas rublis: novellas. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1968.
K. Otone, V. Eftinijus. Mūsų metai. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1975.
L. Kasilis. Tavo gynėjas. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1977.
Ch. Baudelairas. Piktybės gėlės: collection. – Kaunas: Varpas, 1996, 1997.

A w a r d s :
1987 A. Petrauskas Cotton Spin Fabric award for the book “Erčios”.
2014 Jurgis Buitkus award.