Palčinskaitė Violeta

Violeta Palčinskaitė – poetess, playwright, translator.
She was born 20 November, 1943 in Kaunas.
In 1960-1964 she studied at Vilnius University. She published her first book of poetry when she was 17 years old, and started publishing poems in cultural press in 1958. She has created plays, film scripts, librettos. Her plays have been staged at theaters of Moscow, Kiev, Minsk, Tbilisi, Helsinki and other cities. Her works have been translated into English, Russian and other languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1964.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Žemė kėlė žolę: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1961.
Akmenys žydi: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1963.
Aikštės: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1965.
Kreidos bokštai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1969.
Beldimas į duris: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1979.
Laiptai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1985.
Žirnių namelis: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1966.
Einu per miestą: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1968.
Braškių karalienė: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1969.
Baltosios nykštukės: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1970.
Namai namučiai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1977, 1984.
Kristiano Anderso rožė: plays. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1978.
Aš vejuos vasarą: plays. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1982.
Senamiesčio lėlės: poems. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1987.
Visi ką nors turi. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1988.
Spyruoklinis kareivėlis. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1990.
Sapnų taškuota sraigė: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1997.
Skersgatvio palangės: collection of plays and poetry. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2003.
Karalius pamiršo raidyną: my ABC: poems for children. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2007.
Stebuklinga Mocarto fleita: tale based on V. A. Mozart opera “The Magic Flute”. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2008.
Po kabančiu pasakos tiltu (drew up by G. Skabeikytė-Kazlauskienė). – Vilnius: Gimtasis žodis, 2010.
Muzika troliui: novella, for everyone who longs for adventure. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2011.
Dėmesio! Žiūrėk į mane: 37 photos of Poviliukas with funny comments: short stories (together with K. Saja). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
Vaikų kambarys: collection of poetry. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2013.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
Motulės Žąsies eilėraščiai: British folklore for children. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1998.
P. Flemming. Antis. – Kaunas: Šviesa, 1998.
P. Flemming. Pingvinas. – Kaunas: Šviesa, 1998.
P. Flemming. Pelėda. – Kaunas: Šviesa, 1998.
P. Flemming. Papūga. – Kaunas: Šviesa, 1998.
R. Dahl. Čarlis šokolado rojuje: novella. – Vilnius: Homo faber, 1998.
R. Dahl. Čarlis stikliniame lifte: novella. – Vilnius: Homo faber, 2000.
J. Donaldson. Grufas: tale. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004, 2013.
K. DiCamillo. Jei ne Vinis Diksis: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004, 2014.
L. Snicket. Bloga pradžia: novella. – Vilnius: Presvika, 2004.
J. Wilson. Vidurnaktis: novella. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2005.
R. Dahl. Čarlis ir šokolado fabrikas: novella. – Vilnius: Garnelis, 2008.
J. Salamon. Kalėdų eglutė: the most beautiful festive story. – Vilnius: Metodika, 2011.
D. Bisset. Aukštyn kojom: 2nd book of fairy tales (together with L. Vanagienė). – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2012.
D. Bisset. Aukštyn kojom: 3rd book of fairy tales (together with L. Vanagienė). – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2012.
J. Donaldson. Kam sugalvota skraidanti šluota: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2012.
Muminukas ir žiemos sniegas: tale based on original Tove Jansson books. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2012.
Sh. Silverstein. Dovanų medis: story of selfless gifts of love. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2013.
D. Underwood. Tylioji knygelė. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2014.
D. Bisset. Tigras nori dar: fairy tales. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2014.
J. Boyne. Baisus dalykas, nutikęs Barnabiui Broketui: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2014.
J. Donaldson, A. Scheffler. Rudens takais su Grufu: book of nature researcher Gruffalo. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2015.
J. Donaldson, A. Scheffler. Grufo užduočių knygelė. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2015.

A w a r d s :
1966 Laureate of the Communist Youth Premium for play “Ri-ku Ta-ku”.
1978 LSSR State award for the book “Namai namučiai”.
1982 Golden medal in international festival of films for children and teenagers (Italy) for movie “Andrus” based on V. Palčinskaitė script.
1988 International Board on Books for Young People diploma for poetry book for children“Senamiesčio lėlės”.
2004 The Cross of the Knight of the Order of Vytautas the Great.
2009 Gold medal of World Intellectual Property Organization.
2011 Book “Muzika troliui” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Books for Children section.
2012 Children literary award.