Keblys Kęstutis

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Kęstutis Keblys – literary critic.
He was born 20 January, 1933 in Šakiai.
In 1944 he moved West together with his parents. In 1955 he finished his studies of chemistry at Boston University (USA). He got his Doctoral degree in 1962 and worked at Chemistry Research Laboratory in Detroit. He lives in Baton Rouge since 1983. He was the head of publishing foundation “Ateitis” from 1971 till 1983. He was collaborating with magazines “Aidai”, “Ateitis” and newspaper “Draugas”. He has published articles and reviews about works of emigrated authors.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2004.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Romanas išeivijoje: study. – Book: Lietuvių literatūra svetur, 1945–1967. – Chicago: Į Laisvę fondas lietuviškai kultūrai ugdyti, 1968.
Vincas Ramonas: monograph. – Book: Lietuvių egzodo literatūra, 1945–1990. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1997.
Smulki kritikos rasa: literary criticism (drew up by D. Kuizinienė). – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2011.