Degėsys Liutauras

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Liutauras Degėsys – poet, prose writer.
He was born 1 October, 1953 in Vilnius.
In 1971 he finished the 15th Secondary school in Vilnius. In 1976 he finished studies of psychology at Vilnius University. In 1976-1979 he was an assistant of a Department of Philosophy at Kaunas Polytechnical Institute. During the years 1979-1982 he was a post-graduate of a Department of Philosophy at Vilnius University. He was working in various foreign universities. His work appeared in cultural press in 1967. He is an author of monographs, coursebooks, essay, articles and poetry collections. He worked at Lithuanian National Radio (LRT) for 4 years. Now he gives lectures on Phylosophy at Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences in Vilnius. He is a member of Lithuanian Writers' Union Board and LATGA, also an expert of European Pestalozzi program.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1990.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Žalias paukštis: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.
Meilės akys: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1985.
Rugsėjo žvaigždė: poems. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1989.
Tai naktis: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Iš niekur: poems. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1995.
Žvėrynas: poems. – Vilnius: Džiugas, 1998.
Žolynas; Žvėrynas: poems. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2006, 2007.
Miego gėlės: poems. –Vilnius: Kronta, 2008.
Kelionė į ten ir atgal: essay collection. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2007.
Kitaip nei kitaip: essay. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2008.
Prisiminimų prisminimai: essay. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2010.
Romanas: two stories about one love. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.

C o - a u t h o r :
Etika: coursebook for 7-9 grade (together with R. Aškinytė). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2000.
Mano ir tavo šalis Lietuva: a coursebook on social culture and civil education (together with R. Aškinytė). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2003.
Etika kaip loginio mąstymo teorija ir praktika: coursebook for university students (together with R. Aškinytė). – Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginis universitetas, 2004.

D r e w   u p :
Ta palaiminga klevų šviesa: civil essays and creative writing study at 3rd age university (together with R. Aškinytė). – Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginio universiteto leidykla, 2006.
Pilietinės kompetencijos pagrindai: teacher's book (together with R. Totoraitis; co-author). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2006.
Ne ta žvaigždė: civil manifestations study at 3rd age university: essay collection of participants. – Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginio universiteto leidykla, 2007.
Ekonominio gyvenimo mitologija ir kasdienybė (by L. Degėsys, G. Bužinskas). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2007.
Kasdienio ir socialinio gyvenimo tikrovė (by L. Degėsys, G. Bužinskas, R. Aškinytė-Degėsienė, J. Kanapinskaitė). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2007.
Suaugusiųjų meninis ugdymas (by L. Degėsys, A. Klova, L. Lianzbergis). – Vilnius: Efrata, 2009.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
M. Lipman. Markas: fundamentals of civic society: coursebook-novel. – Vilnius: Kronta, 1999.

A w a r d s :
2010 Award of journalism by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.
2013 Award of art and culture by Government of the Republic of Lithuania for poetry and essay books.