Nekrošius Juozas

Juozas Nekrošius – poet.
He was born 21 December, 1935 in Rimgailiai, Raseiniai district.
In 1954 he finished Betygala Secondary school, did military service, worked for a local newspaper and got married. In 1964 he finished his studies of journalism at Vilnius University. From 1964 till 1973 he was a member of the Central Committee of Lithuanian Communist Party. From 1973 till 1990 he was a chairman of National Publishing and Book Market Committee. During the years of 1976-1986 he was a member of Lithuanian Communist Audit Party Commission. In 1992-1996 he was a member of the Seimas of the Lithuanian Republic and from 1994 till 1996 a Minister of Culture. Since 1997 he is a founder and leader of publishing house “Alka”. He was a chairman of LSSR Book Fellowship and from 1988 he was one of the founders of Lithuanian Fund for Children and its chairman. He has published his poetry books in Armenian, Latvian and Russian languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1971.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Rupūs miltai: satire. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1967.
Kaštonai ir kaktusai: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1970.
Baltas ėriukas: poems for children. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1971; Alka, 2004, 2005.
Vyturio lizdas: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1974; Alka, 2005.
Paskutinis taškas: epigrams. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1975.
Čiulbantis beržas: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1979.
Žiedai, žiedai, bitutės darbai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1980.
Pelynų atmintis: epigrams. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981.
Keturi žodžiai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1982.
Tarp šviesos ir tamsos: poems. – Kaunas: Spindulys, 1996.
Mano draugai: poetry. – Vilnius: Alka, 1997–1999, 2001.
Kelionė aplink pasaulį: paint and read: poems. – Vilnius: Alka, 1998.
Malūno ūsai: poems for children. – Vilnius: Alka, 1999.
Žąsies motulės pasakos: paint and read: poems. – Vilnius: Alka, 1999.
Bučiuoju Dubysos bangą: 99 poems about homeland (together with A. Cibulskis, J. Mačiukevičius). – Vilnius: Alka, 2000.
Mes gyvename miške: rabbit's tale: poems. – Vilnius: Alka, 2002.
Girininkas Napalys, gaisras, Rimas ir pilis: poem. – Vilnius: Alka, 2003.
Juodraščiai iš apdegusio archyvo: satire. – Vilnius: Alka, 2003.
Sakmė apie oranžinę žvaigždę. – Vilnius: Alka, 2003.
Gero elgesio abėcėlė: poems for children. – Vilnius: Mūsų knyga, 2004, 2006, 2007; Kauno r.: Ramduva, 2011.
Gyvūnų pasaulyje: poems. – Vilnius: Mūsų knyga, 2004.
Mieli bičiuliai, arba Gyvenkim geruoju: poems for children. – Vilnius: Alka, 2004, 2007.
Rainiaus džiaugsmai ir bėdos: tale of nowadays. – Vilnius: Alka, 2004.
Technika patiems mažiausiems: poems. – Vilnius: Mūsų knyga, 2004.
Giminė su kirvio ženklu: documents, recollections. – Vilnius: Alka, 2005.
Urtė nenorėjo būti vienturtė: poem. – Vilnius: Alka, 2006.
Lapė snapė ir kiti: poems. – Vilnius: Alka, 2008, 2011.
Juoda žemė – balti pyragai: novellas for children. – Vilnius: Informacijos vadybos agentūra, 2008.
Pifo nuotykiai kitoniškai (poetic text based on “Pifo nuotykiai”). – Vilnius: Alka, 2009.
Pifo nuotykiai naujoviškai (poetic text based on “Pifo nuotykiai”). – Vilnius: Alka, 2010.
Saulėgrąžos pasaka: poems and short stories about smiling flowers and the goodness of men. – Vilnius: Alka, 2013.

D r e w   u p :
A. Matutis. Kalbuosi su giria: poems. – Vilnius: Alka, 1998.
A. Cibulskis. Taip subyram į smėlį: poetry. – Vilnius: Alka, 2011.
Betygalos Antanėlis: life and works of the teacher Antanas Juška, recollections. – Vilnius: Alka, 2011.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   R u s s i a n :
Debesų dėdulė: Armenian children poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.

A w a r d s :
1983 LSSR State Award.
1985 LSSR creative artist award.

L i n k s :
Juozas Nekrošius website