Kudžmaitė-Balsienė Dalia

Dalia Kudžmaitė-Balsienė – poetess.
She was born 4 July, 1956 in Gargždai, Klaipėda district.
In 1974 she finished Gargždai 1st Secondary school. In 1978 she graduated from Klaipėda Department of the Lithuanian Conservatoire and acquired a speciality of music teacher. She works at Klaipėda Public Library, in Children department and organizes events. She writes poems for children and plays.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1990.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Iš jūsų šilumos: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981.
Ilgas ilgas sakinukas: for preschool and younger children. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1985.
Slėpynių dainelė: poems. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1989.
Vaikeli, džiaugsmo vyturėli: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1992.
Vaikeli, renkis į kelionę: poems for children. – Gargždai: Klaipėdos rajono savivaldybės Jono Lankučio viešoji biblioteka, 2006.

A w a r d s :
2008 Award of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.