Katinas Alvydas

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Alvydas Katinas – poet.
He was born 29 January, 1960 in Utena.
In 1978 he finished 2nd Secondary school in Utena. In 1982 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. From 1982 he worked at Leliūnai Secondary school as an organizer of after school activities. In 1987-1988 he was in charge of Culture Department at LDT VK Utena district. In 1995-1997 he was editor of the language and spokesman of Utana district administration. In 2000-2001 he was the head of Utena Youth school. From 2001 he worked as an assistant of Mayor of Utena district Municipality. In 2003 he was elected as Mayor of Utena district Municipality.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Sienos iš vėjo: poems. – Utena: Utenos Indra, 2005.
Nugalėję lygumas: poems. – Utena: Utenos Indra, 2011.
Vaikšto vienas: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2015.

A w a r d s :
2014 Medal of Highest Warsaw Laurel of Literature.
2014 Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences and M. K. Čiurlionis Fund award.
2014 Lithuanian Culture Center Association “Auksinis feniksas” award.