Gadeikis Liudvikas

Liudvikas Gadeikis – prose writer, critic.
He was born 14 October, 1954 in Žebrokai, Skuodas district
In 1973 he finished Secondary school in Mosėdis. In 1978 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. From 1977 till 1984 he was an assistant of Provost at Vilnius University. In 2001 he finished his studies in International Business School at Vilnius University. During the years of 1984–1986 he worked at editorial office of “Literatūra ir menas” and from 1986 till 1991 at “Pergalė” as a head of critics department. From 1991 till 1996 he worked at “Lietuvos aidas” as a journalist and secretary. In 1996-2000 – at magazine “Veidas” as an editor of economics department and a deputy of editor in chief. He was an editor in chief during the years 2000-2007. He is a member of Lithuanian National Television and Radio (LRT) board. His work appeared in literary press in 1979.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1989.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Basas: short story and novella. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1988.
Juodojo kelio istorijos: novel. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2011.

D r e w   u p :
Istorinės prozos byla: collection of articles. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1988.
Talentas būti reikalingam: works of young artists from Vilnius Art Academy: from self-expression to dedication: collection of articles. – Vilnius: Vilniaus dailės akademijos leidykla, 2009.
Lietuvos verslo istorija: most important landmarks of the millennium: collection of sketches (also co-author). – Kaunas: Kas yra kas Lietuvoje [i.e. Neolitas], 2010.

P r e p a r e d :
A. Čekuolis. Faktai ir šypsenos: encyclopedia of journalism, notes from travel guide. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012.
A. Čekuolis. Mūsų slaptieji ir dramblys bute. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
A. Čekuolis. Generolo “Sena Karvė” istorija: autobiography of journalist and writer. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
A. Čekuolis. Iš ko šaiposi pasaulis: collection of encyclopedic journalism and notes from travels. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2015.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
M. H. Clark. Pasiimk mano širdį: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
S. Brown. Be žodžių: roman novel as. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
S. Brown. Lūžio taškas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
Z. Ferraris. Liepsnojantis smėlis: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
R. Stead. Kai surasi mane: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
M. H. Clark. Mėgsta muziką, mėgsta šokti: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
M. H. Clark. Nepamiršk manęs: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012.
V. Diffenbaugh. Gėlių kalba: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012.
K. McGowan. Meilės knyga: Jėzaus testamentas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012.
W. J. O'Neil. Kaip uždirbti iš akcijų: strategija, su kuria laimėsite ir gerais, ir blogais laikais: coursebook of investment. – Kaunas: Leidybos studija, 2012.
S. Brown. Mirtininkas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
Wm. P. Young. Trobelė: thoughts for every day (together with B. Sabonienė). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
A. Karpis. Ant uolos: 25 years in Alcatraz prison: true story of Lithuanian gangster Alvinas Karpis told to Robertas Livesey. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
S. Pastis. Timis Nevykėlis: mistakes were made. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
Th. J. Stanley, W. D. Danko. Jūsų kaimynas milijonierius: unbelievable secrets of the rich. – Kaunas: Leidybos studija, 2014.
Wm. P.Young. Kryžkelės: thoughts for every day. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
Ch. Bohjalian. Pribuvėjos dienoraštis: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
E. Naughton. Lauk manęs: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
S. Pastis. Timis Nevykėlis: look what have you done. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   R u s s i a n :
M. Pustobajevas. Agresijos kronika: journalism. – Vilnius: Valstybės žinios, 2010.

A w a r d s :
1983 Award of magazine “Nemunas” for short story “Sakmė apie Adomą”.
1989 Žemaitė literary award for the book “Basas”.