Lyva Algimantas

Algimantas Lyva – poet, prose writer, playwright.
He was born 2 April, 1951 in Vilnius.
In 1979 he graduated from Vilnius University and acquired a specialty of economist. After that he worked as a chief technician at Vilnius Heat Insulation Institute, as an engineer of automated control systems, as a chief economist at Lithuania Supply Committee and as a tutor at Vilnius Commercial College. During the years of 1986-1995 he worked as a projectionist at cinema “Helios”, as a security worker at enterprise “Žvelgynė” and since 2002 he has been working as a security department head at Joint Venture Company “Farumeda”. He has published his works in cultural press and it has been included in poetry almanacks.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2004.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Vėjas: poetry. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1996, 1997.
Ne aš: poetry (together with K. Gruzincevas). – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1996.
Smiltys: poetry. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1997.
Ruduo: poetry. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1998.
Ponia Bovari 2: novel. – Book: Sabonio sapnas (together with V. Rožukas). – Vilnius: XXI amžius, 1998.
Tamsa: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 1999.
Slėnis: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2000.
Asfaltas: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2000.
Debesys: poetry and prose. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2001.
Gotika: novel. - Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2001.
Šukė: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2002.
Minčių dulkės: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2004.
Nakties šviesa: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2005.
Kopos: poetry. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2007.
Gotika: novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2005.
Kirnis: novel. – Vilnius: Biznio mašinų kompanija, 2010.
Švaistiko kalavijas: novel. - Vilnius: privati laida, 2012.

C o - a u t h o r   w i t h   R .   K u n d r o t a s :
Tiesūs pokalbiai: zen Buddhist stories. – Vilnius: R. Kundrotas, 1993; Pasviręs pasaulis, 2003, 2008.
Sustingusi atokaita: play. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1995.
Pasviręs pasaulis: novel. – Vilnius: R. Kundrotas, 1995.
Tobulas alkis, tobulas troškulys: play. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1997.
Žodžio imperija: poetry. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1998.
Magas: novel. – Vilnius: Individuali R. Kundroto įmonė, 1998; Litimo, 1999.
Mirtis Amerikoje: novel. – Vilnius: Litimo, 1999.
Vėžlių stotelė: play. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 1999.
Angaras: novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2000.
Oro pilis: novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2002.
Alaus kamera: play. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2002.
Driežo išnara: collection of articles and radio conversations. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2003.
Liepsnojanti tuštuma. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2004.
Krakas ir Nekrakas. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2006.
Tūkstantis arbatos puodelių: short stories. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2008.

C o - a u t h o r   w i t h   M .   P e l e c k i s :
Žaidimas: novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2014.
Postpasaulis: poems and dialogues: novel for non-money generation. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2014.
Sapnas: ecological European novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2015.
Pamestieji: like chronicles, where not only the personages but also authors are lost: novel. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2015.

D r e w   u p :
J. Stasėnas. Laisvės netekus: poetry and prose. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2003.