Marcinkevičiūtė Tautvyda

Tautvyda Marcinkevičiūtė-Patackienė – poetess, translator.
She was born 31 July, 1955 in Kaunas.
In 1979 she finished her studies of English language and literature at Vilnius University. After her studies she worked as a guide at Kaunas Travel bureau for 10 years. In 1978 her first publication of poems appeared in “Nemunas” magazine. Her first book of poetry was published in 1984. Her poems were translated into English and published in USA magazines “Nimrod”, “Northwest Review”, “The Drunken Boat”, “The Dirty Goat” and “The Literary Review”. Her poems are also translated into German, Russian, Bulgarian, Latvian, Georgian, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese and other languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1991.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Gyvybės graužatis: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.
Tauridė: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Medalionas: poems. – Kaunas: Vaidoto Oškinio leidykla, 1992.
Miegantis vaikas: poems. – Kaunas: Oškinio leidykla, 1994.
Ist Endo ledi ir kiti eilėraščiai: poems, short stories. – Kaunas: Europa, 1995.
Pašto ženklas Sverige: poems. – Kaunas: Aušra, 1997.
Juodasis asfalto veidrodis: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 1998.
Gatvės muzikantas: poems. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2001.
Sveikas, Kalėdų Seneli!: poems for children. – Kaunas: UAB „Spreka“, 2003.
Dėkoju už alyvas: poems. – Kaunas: Savaitraščio “Nemunas” leidybinė grupė, 2005.
Kur skrajoja sapnai: poems for children. – Vilnius: Žara, 2007.
K.E.Lionė: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2008.
Greitaeigis laiko liftas: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2012.
Etruskai valgė druską: poems for children. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2013.

C o - a u t h o r :
Five Lithuanian Women Poets. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2002.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
Hugh Prather. Užrašai sau: my efforts to become a personality. – Kaunas: A. Adamonytės firma „Trigrama“, 1998.
William Shakespeare. Užsispyrėlės sutramdymas: play. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2011 (Vilniaus Jaunimo teatras, 2004).
William Shakespeare. Sonetai. – Vilnius: Naujoji Romuva, 2011.

A w a r d s :
1985 Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius award for the best poetry debut of the year.
1998 Award of magazine “Moteris” for poetry book “Juodasis asfalto veidrodis”.
2001 One Litas literary award for for the best book of the year published in Kaunas “Gatvės muzikantas”.
2006 Prize of magazine “Šeimininkė” during Poetry Spring Festival.
2013 The book “Greitaeigis laiko liftas” was nominated in The Book of the Year Campaign.
2013 Salomėja Nėris award for poetry book “Greitaeigis laiko liftas”.
2013 Prise of daily newspaper “Kauno diena” during Poetry Spring Festival.
2013 Poetry Spring and Maironis Award Laureate.