Jautakienė Ona

Ona Jautakienė (pseudonym: Ona Jautakė) – poetess, prose writer.
She was born 4 January, 1957 in Batakiai, Tauragė district.
She finished Stulgiai Eight Class School, later – Skaudvilė Secondary School. From 1977 till 1984 she studied journalism at Vilnius University. During the years of 1975-1988 she worked at a newspaper of Kelmė district “Komunistinis žodis” and from 1988 till 2000 at a newspaper “Bičiulis”. She became an editor of “Bičiulis” in 2000. She started writing poems at school and has published them in various magazines, newspapers and journals. In 1975 Jonas Strielkūnas wrote an article about her poetry in magazine “Moksleivis”.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2005.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Vilko lagaminas: fairy tales. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2003.
Debesis virš akivarų: poems. – Radviliškis: Littera, 2003.
Katino Felicijono pasakos. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2004.
Kamanės sekmadienis: short stories. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2004.
Žemaitiški sodai: poems. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2005.
Mėnulio pasakos. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2005.
Rožiniai debesėliai: fairy tales and short stories for children. – Vilnius: Žuvėdra, 2006.
Kelmė: photo stories (together with J. Danauskas). – Vilnius: Standartų spaustuvė, 2006.
Bičių skėčiai: poems for children. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2006.
Nojaus varna: poems. – Vilnius: Žuvėdra, 2007.
Avinėlis Jakobas: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2007.
Ponia Pelargonija: fairy tales + CD. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2009.
Gimtadienis su Žvirbliu: novella. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2009.
Kai aš buvau Kleo: novella. – Vilnius: Gimtasis žodis, 2009.
Maži paklydimai: poems for children (together with R. Jautakytė) – Vilnius: Žuvėdra, 2012.
Oranžinė lapė ant sniego: short prose. – Utena: Kamonada, 2013.

A w a r d s :
1975 Laureate of the Republic Young Litterateurs Competition.
2004 Regina Biržinytė literary award for books “Vilko lagaminas”, “Debesis virš akivarų”.
2010 The book “Kai aš buvau Kleo” was nominated in The Book of the Year Campaign, in Books for Teenagers category.
2012 Jurgis Buitkus literary award.
2013 Literary Award of the Mayor of Utena.