Parulskis Sigitas

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Sigitas Parulskis – poet, prose writer, playwright, literary critic.
He was born 10 February, 1965 in Obeliai, Rokiškis district.
In 1990 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. He worked at editorial offices of “Aitvaras”, “Literatūra ir menas”, “Lietuvos aidas”, “Lietuvos rytas” and “Šiaurės Atėnai”. During the years of 2003-2007 he was an editor at “Šiaurės Atėnai”. In 2002-2003 he had a column in weekly magazine “Veidas”. Now he writes texts for various periodicals. His works have been translated into English, Albanian, Greek, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Slovenian, Swedish, German and other languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1994.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Iš ilgesio visa tai: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Mirusiųjų: poems. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1994.
Mortui sepulti sint: poems. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1998.
S. Parulskis. 50 poems (selected by A. Marčėnas); A. Marčėnas. 50 poems (selected by S. Parulskis). – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1999.
Dangaus durys dažytos: album of poems: audio. – Vilnius: Tembras, 1999.
Nuogi drabužiai: collection of essays. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2002; Alma littera, 2015.
Trys sekundės dangaus: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2015.
Marmurinis šuo: poems. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2004.
Doriforė: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2004.
Miegas ir kitos moterys: collection of essays. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2005, 2006.
Sraigė su beisbolo lazda: short stories. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2006, 2010, 2015.
Trys pjesės. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2006.
Murmanti siena: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2008, 2009.
Šiaurinė kronika: essays. – Vilnius: Lietuvos nacionalinė Martyno Mažvydo biblioteka, 2008.
Pagyvenusio vyro pagundos: poetry. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2009.
Vėjas mano akys: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2010.
Prieš mirtį norisi švelnaus: book of short texts. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011–2013.
Tamsa ir partneriai: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012, 2013.
Mano tikėjimo iltys: texts that appeared from observations, experience and imagination. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2013.
Be teisės sugrįžti: collection of poems. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2015.

P l a y s :
Iš gyvenimo vėlių: play. – staged at Šiauliai Drama Theater, 1995.
P. S. Byla O. K.: play. – staged at Lithuanian National Drama Theater, 1997.
Nenoriu susipažinti: radio play. – staged at Lithuanian National Radio, 1998.
Meistras ir Margarita: script. – staged at Oskaras Koršunovas Theater, 2000.
Nenoriu susipažinti: radio play. – staged at Lithuanian National Radio, 1998.
Barboros Radvilaitės testamentas: script. – staged at National Youth Theater, 2002.
Viskas, ko pageidavote: radio play. – staged at Lithuanian National Radio, 2004.
Keltininkas: play. – staged at Oskaras Koršunovas Theater, 2008.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   R u s s i a n :
D. Charmsas. Nutikimai. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1998; Tyto alba, 2007, 2013.
M. Norbekovas. Kvailio patirtis, arba Kelias į praregėjimą: how to get rid of glasses. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004, 2009–2012, 2014.
A. Čekalova, M. Poliakovskaja. Bizantija. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2003.
M. Gasparovas. Su skydu ir už skydo: tales of ancient Greece culture. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
A. Turgenev. Arkašono mėnuo: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2005.
B. Akuninas. Azazelis: novel. – Vilnius: Baltrus, 2006; Sofoklis, 2013.
A. Čechov. Vyšnių sodas; Trys seserys; Dėdė Vania; Žuvėdra: plays (together with M. Miškinis, B. Sruoga, J. Talmantas). – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2006.
M. Norbekovas. Energinė klizma, arba Tetos Niuros iš Skylėnų triumfas. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2010.
M. Šiškin. Laiškų knyga: novel. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2011, 2015.
B. Akunin. Achilo mirtis: novel. – Vilnius: Metodika, 2012.
B. Akunin. Šnipų romanas: novel. – Vilnius: Sofoklis, 2013.
M. Stepnova. Lazario moterys: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2013, 2015.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
A. Toigo. Pelės maldos. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2004.
S. Shepard. Mielos mažos melagės: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
S. Shepard. Merginos be ydų: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.
S. Shepard. Viskas tobula: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2012.
S. Perkins. Ana ir prancūziškas bučinys: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
S. Perkins. Lola ir vaikinas iš gretimo namo: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2014.
L. Lowry. Suskaičiuotos žvaigždės: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2015.

B o o k s   i n   f o r e i g n   l a n g u a g e s :
Sigitas Parulskis: poems (in English, translated by L. Sruoginis). – Klaipėda: Klaipėda House of Artists, 2002.
Dulkėmis ir pelenais: collection of poems and essays (in Greek). – Rodas: Pezografia, 2003.
Tris sekundes debesu (in Latvian). – Riga: AGB, 2004.
Selenes Loch: Stück in einem Akt (in German, Übersetzt aus dem Litauischen von J. Pieslyte). – Paris: Union des Théâtres de l'Europe, 2004.
The Towers Turn Red (in English). – Airija: Southword editions, 2005.
Tre sekunder himmel (in Swedish). – Lund: Ariel, 2005.
En hund av marmor: dikter (in Swedish). – Lund: Ariel, 2005.
Tre secondi di cielo (in Italian). – Milano: ISBN Edizioni, 2005.
Trzy sekundy nieba (in Polish, przełożyła I. Korybut-Daszkiewicz). – Warszawa: Czytelnik, 2008.
Tre sekonda qiell: roman (in Albanian, pёrktheu nё shqip D. Taçe). – Shkup: Shkupi, 2008.
Tri sekunde neba (in Slovenian, prevod in spremna beseda K. Pisk). – Ljubljana: Modrijan, 2008.
Drei Sekunden Himmel: Roman (in German). – Berlin: Claassen, 2009.

D r e w   u p :
Šiuolaikinės lietuvių poezijos chrestomatija. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2002, 2004.

C o - a u t h o r :
Siužetą siūlau nušauti: novel (together with A. Andriuškevičius, G. Beresnevičius, S. Geda, G. Radvilavičiūtė). – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2002.

A w a r d s :
1991 Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius award for the best poetry debut of the year.
1995 Yotvingian Prize for poetry book “Mirusiųjų”.
1996 “Kristoforas” prize for the best theater debut.
2002 Book “Trys sekundės dangaus” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2004 National Culture and Art Prize.
2004 Award of Lithuanian Writers’ Union for the book “Trys sekundės dangaus”.
2004 Book “Doriforė” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2005 Book “Miegas ir kitos moterys” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Prose section and included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2007 Book “Sraigė su beisbolo lazda” was elected as the Book of the Year.
2008 Book “Murmanti siena” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2009 Book “Murmanti siena” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Prose section.
2009 Book “Pagyvenusio vyro pagundos” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2011Book “Prieš mirtį norisi švelnaus” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Prose section.
2011 Translation of M. Šiškin novel “Laiškų knyga” was included into the list of the best translated modern literature of the year.
2013 Book “Tamsa ir partneriai was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Prose section.
2013 Book “Mano tikėjimo iltys” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2013 Translated M. Stepnova novel “Lazario moterys” was included into the list of the best translated modern literature of the year.