Jakučiūnas Andrius

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Andrius Jakučiūnas – prose writer, literary critic.
He was born 2 July, 1976 in Vilnius.
In 2004 he finished his studies of classical philology at Vilnius University. After his studies , he worked as a teacher of the Lithuanian language and literature and the Latin language. From 2003 he was writing for a website of the humoristic and marginal literature www.nevykeliai.lt (the website gained a backing from Media Support Foundation in 2005). At the present time he is a freelance artist. He cooperates with cultural press and internet portals, he writes reviews, articles, essays and has a broadcast “Kultūros komentarai” at National Radio and Television.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2006.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Sokrato gyvenimas arba mirtis: short stories. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 1999.
Servijaus Galo užrašai: novel. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2005.
Tėvynė: novel. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2007.
Lalagė: prose. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2011.

D r e w   u p :
Poezijos pavasaris 2014: almanack (together with D. Mitaitė, A. Šimkus). – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos fondas, 2014.

A w a r d s :
1996 Vytautas Kavolis award for young writers.
2004 Public prize of “Imbiero vakarai” festival.
2006 Book “Servijaus Galo užrašai” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year, and was nominated in the Book of The Year Campaign, Prose section.
2007 Book “Tėvynė” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2008 Book “Tėvynė” was nominated in the Book of The Year Campaign, Prose section.
2009 White Crow award of festival “Imbiero vakarai”.
2009 Kazimieras Barėnas award for the novel “Tėvynė”.
2011 Book “Lalagė” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2012 Lithuanian Writers’ Union award for the book “Lalagė”.
2012 Book “Lalagė” was nominated in the Book of The Year Campaign, Prose section.