Kandratavičius Skaidrius

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Skaidrius Kandratavičius – poet.
He was born 4 January, 1973 in Alytus.
In 1991 he finished Dainavos Secondary school in Alytus and worked as an English and Art teacher. In 1992-1996 he studied at Kaunas Priest Seminary. From 1996 till 2000 he was a teacher at Kaunas J. Jablonskis gymnasium. In 1998 he graduated from Vytautas Didysis University, Theology Faculty. In 2000 he got his pastoral theology licensee. In 2002 he became a priest and worked in several churches across Lithuania, now he works at Paberžė and Surviliškis parish.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2007.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Metareligija: poems. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2004, 2006.
((De)generuotos NRG) sangriuva: poems and CD (together with R. Jaras). – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2007.

A w a r d s :
1991 Award of XXI Young Philologists competition for poetry translations.
2007 Youth literary award of Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology.