Glinskis Juozas

Juozas Glinskis – prose writer, playwright.
He was born 15 October, 1933 in Sindriūnai, Pasvalys.
In 1952 he finished Secondary school in Biržai (in 1950 the board of school's teachers did not allow him to take exams for “demoralization of communist youth activities”). He started studying in Pedagogical Institute of Šiauliai in Extramural Studies Department and became a teacher of Primary school. In 1954-1957 he did his military service in soviet army. In 1962 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius Institute. During the years of 1962-1973 he worked ant Pravieniškės Correctional Evening school and in Juokšiliai Special school. In 1989 he was an adviser of literature for senior director of National Academical Drama Theater. He worked at editorial offices of “Sąjūdžio žinios” (in 1989 he was an editor in chief) and “Lietuvos aidas”.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1971.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Verdenės: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1967.
Grasos namai: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1971, 1983; Žaltvykslė, 2007; staged at Kaunas Drama Theater, director: J. Jurašas, 1970.
Po svarstyklių ženklu: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1977; staged at Klaipėda Drama Theatre, director: P. Gaidys, 1976.
Cikuta – Sokratui: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981, 1983.
Kingas: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981; staged at Kaunas Drama Theater, director: J. Vaitkus, 1980.
Balsas: plays. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1983.
Kristibaba: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1988; taged at Kaunas Drama Theater, director: V. Valašinas, 1982.
Baltos lelijos: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1988.
Nelabųjų raisto repeticija: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990; staged at Klaipėda Drama Theater, 1989.
Pasivaikščiojimas mėnesienoje: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990; staged at New York City Theater, director: J. Jurašas, 1978.
Šokantys berniukai: play. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990; staged at theaters in Russia.
Vieno tėvo vaikai: play. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2003; staged at National Drama Theater, director: G. Padegimas, 2006.
Gudragalviai: plays, 1997–2002. – Vilnius: J. Glinskis, 2003.
Fokas: plays. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2004; the play “Kas yra Fokas Lyveris” was staged at Lithuanian Radio, director: V. Balsys, 2004.
Kaltė ir nekaltumas: psychological drama. – 2005.
Teisuolis Mikas: 1 act comedy. – 2006.
Spąstai nelaboms dvasioms pagauti: tragic farce. – 2006.
Skaudžiau už liepsną: novel of letters. – Metai, 2007 12, 2008 01.
Amoralitetas: plays. – Vilnius: J. Glinskis, 2008.
Dorandobongas: novel. – Vilnius: J. Glinskis, 2015.

P l a y s   f o r   c h i l d r e n :
Muzikėlė. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2004.
Tumbo Tomba ir Dievo vaikelis. – staged at National Drama Theater, director: R. Morkūnas, 2001.
Saulės langelis. – staged at Vilius “Lėlės” Theater , 1982.

S c r i p t s :
Toliau – begalinė diena. – 1975.
Skrydis per Atlantą (together with R. Vabalas). – 1983.

D r e w   u p :
Juozo Miltinio repeticijos, 3 books. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1997–1999.
Bokšto gynimas: album: used children paintings from 1991 (together with others). – Vilnius: Lietuvos nepriklausomybės gynimo sausio 13-osios brolija, 2000.
Pasaulis žvelgia į Lietuvą. 1991 sausio 13 (together with others). – Vilnius: Kronta, 2004.

A w a r d s :
1988 J. Grušas award for plays “Pasivaikščiojimas mėnesienoje” and “Nelabųjų raisto repeticija”.
2002 Award of the Directorate for the Commemoration of the Millennium of Lithuania for play “Vieno tėvo vaikai”.

L i n k s :
Juozas Glinskis website