Kaminskas Algimantas

Algimantas Kaminskas – poet, prose writer.
He was born 28 April, 1944 in Kybartai, Vilkaviškis district.
In 1973 he graduated from the High Party school of Vilnius and in 1978 he finished his studies of journalism at Vilnius University, Faculty of History. In 1973-1975 he worked at Kėdainiai district newspaper “Tarybinis kelias” as a corrector and reporter. In 1975-1977 he worked as director’s assistant of Kėdainiai Biochemical Factory and from 1977 till 1978 he was an assistant of the head of Jurbarkas inter collective farm building organization. In 1978-1980 he was an instructor at Kėdainiai district Lithuanian Communist Party Committee. During the years of 1980-1984 he worked as a deputy of an editor at “Tarybinis kelias” and in 1984-2008 he was an editor in chief of newspaper “Tevynė”. He found a publishing house “Tėvynė” in 1990.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1982.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Laiko atodangos: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1975.
Kėdainių kronikos: historical poem. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981, 1986.
Венок: poems (перевод с литовского Р. Бухараева). – Москва: Молодая гвардия, 1985.
Memuarai apie šiandieną. – Vilnius: Periodika, 1989.
Atsigręžusios atogrąžos; Diplomas: novels. – Vilnius: Periodika, 1990.
Panevėžio metas: historical poem. – Panevėžys: Nevėžio spaustuvė, 2003.
Anapus niekumos: poems. – Panevėžys: Nevėžio spaustuvė, 2004.
Nebylios spalvos: novella. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2007.
Kiaulystė: humorous aphorisms. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2008.
Meilės tas žodis: poems. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2008.
Sopulio akivare: novel. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2009.
Eina likimas žemas: poems. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2009.
Anapus niekumos: poems (book II). – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2010.
Ūkanos atnašavimas: novel in two parts (I part “Įskilę naščiai”, II part “Pamesti klauptai”). – Kaunas: center of Culture, Education and Science of Lithuanians of the World: Vytauto Didžiojo universiteto leidykla, 2012.
Anapus niekumos: poems (book III). – Panevėžys : Panevėžio spaustuvė, 2013.
Džiokeriai: novel. – Klaipėda: Eglės leidykla, 2013.
Žemės žiūrėjimas: historical poem. – Kaunas: Naujasis lankas, 2013.
Kančia: novel. – Klaipėda: Eglės leidykla, 2014.
Užneški man žodžius į dangų: love poems. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2014.
Kėdainių kronikos: poetry. – Kaunas: Naujasis lankas, 2015.

A w a r d s :
1986 Nikolajus Ostrovskis literary award.
1990 Lithuanian Journalists' Union award.