Jazukevičiūtė Dalia

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Dalia Jazukevičiūtė – poetess, prose writer.
She was born 7 June, 1952 in Pageležiai, Ukmergė district.
From 1969 till 1974 she studied Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. During the years of 1979-1989 she lived in Drogobich (Ukrain) where she worked at the archives, wrote and published poetry. From 1990 she worked in the field of journalism. She was an editor and journalist at “Respublika” newspaper. She was special reporter at “Lietuvos žinios”. She worked as an editor at “Laiko balsas” and “Veidas” editorial offices.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1999.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Atsisveikinimai: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1989.
Traukinys Nr. 183: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1991.
Imperijos moteris: poetry. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2006.
Anarchistės išpažintis: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2007.
Juodas kvadratas: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2007.
Juodas kvadratas: novel (in Braille). – Vilnius: Lietuvos aklųjų biblioteka, 2008.
Dviejų mėnulių baras: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2008.
Šimtas eilėraščių apie nemeilę: collection of poetry. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2009.
Stiklinis paukštis: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2009.
Gyvatė keičia odą: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2010.
Jo vardas Sibiras: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.

A w a r d s :
1969 Laureate of the republical literary competition for students.
1989 Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius award for the best poetry debut of the year.
2003 Audrius Juozas Bačkis award for the 750 Anniversary of Coronation of King Mindaugas for saving christian values and spiritual heritage of Lithuanian nation in journalistic work.
2004 The Church Chronicle Foundation award for journalistic work.
2007 Salomėja Nėris literary award for poetry book “Imperijos moteris”.