Rastenis Kęstutis

Kęstutis Rastenis – poet, literary critic, translator.
He was born 21 November, 1950 in Utena.
In 1950 he finished Tauragnai Secondary school. In 1973 he graduated from Vilnius University, Faculty of History. In 1978 he graduated from Philosophy, Sociology and Law Institute. He worked as an editor in chief of publishing house “Mintis”, at the Book Palace and at Institute of Culture and Art. His debut in cultural press was in 1967.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1998.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Išgludinti požymiai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1988.
Tolimas miestas: poems. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1998.
Vienas nakty Suomijoj: poems and translations. – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2003.
Strindbergo kavinėje: poems. – Vilnius: Knygiai, 2004.
Just go to Nothingness: in the Jungles of Vilnius and Helsinki = Eime tik į Nieką: Vilniaus ir Helsinkio džiunglėse: collection of poetry and translations of W. Wordsworth, Th. S. Eliot. – Vilnius: Knygiai, 2005.
Už laiko zonos ribų: poems and translations. – Vilnius: Vilniaus pedagoginio universiteto leidykla, 2010.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
D. Hume. Žmogaus proto tyrinėjimas. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1995.
E. Gellner. Tautos ir nacionalizmas. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1996.
W. James. Pokalbiai su mokytojais apie psichologiją ir su studentais apie kai kuriuos gyvenimo idealus. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1998.
Th. Hobbes. Leviatanas. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1999.

L i n k s :
Kęstutis Rastenis website