Poškus Sigitas

Sigitas Poškus – poet, prose writer.
He was born 13 September, 1957 in Alseikiai, Šilutė district.
In 1975 he finished his studies of music theory at S. Šimkus Higher Music school and in 1985 he finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. He gave lectures on children literature at Šiauliai and Klaipėda Universities. He worked at and was the head of Klaipėda Atrists’ House. He writes articles and edits books of poetry and prose. He lives in Klaipėda.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1994.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Eilėraščiai. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1991.
Abejojimas eilėmis: poems. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos menininkų namai, 1993.
Kūrinių vaikams interpretavimas: study on children literature. – Klaipėda: Baublys, 1994.
Vėjarodis: poems. – Klaipėda: Baublys, 1994.
Trumpos pasakaitės apie žiurkėną Vidą ir jo draugus. – Klaipėda: Baublys, 1995; Vilnius: Žalmedis, 2003.
Mūsų brolelis: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos menininkų namai, 1996.
Nebaigta pasaka: poems for children. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1998.
Rečitatyvai: poems. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos menininkų namai, 2000.
Vieną kartą: poems for children. – Vilnius: Mažasis Vyturys, 2003.
Dovilės albumas: fairy tales. – Klaipėda: GSG, 2004.
Re/konstrukcija: interactive novel. – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2006.
Pakeliui iš Liliputijos (using pseudonym: Stasys Grigulis). – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2006.
Neramios dienos: detective novella-tale. – Klaipėda: S. Jokužio leidykla-spaustuvė, 2007.
Su varna Barbora: fairy tale. – Klaipėda: S. Jokužio leidykla-spaustuvė, 2007.
Pajūrio naujienos: fairy tales, stories, poems, colophons. – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2007.
Eilėraštis. – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2007.
Amalgama: poems for young and old. – Vilnius: Ciklonas, 2007.
Vieną kartą: collection. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2009.
Pusryčių skaitiniai: poems and short stories for children, teenagers and their parents. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2014.
Pietų skaitiniai: poems and short stories for children, teenagers and their parents. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2014.
Vakarienės skaitiniai: poems and short stories for children, teenagers and their parents and grandparents. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2015.
Naktipiečių skaitiniai: notes: poems and short stories for children, teenagers and their parents and grandparents. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2015.
Priešpiečių skaitiniai: poems and short stories for children, teenagers and their parents and grandparents. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2015.

A w a r d s :
1995 Award for the best book of the year for children “Trumpos pasakaitės” by Lithuania Section of International Board on Books for Young People.
1998 Award for the best book of the year for children “Nebaigta pasaka” by Lithuania Section of International Board on Books for Young People.
2003 Award for the best poetry book of the year for children “Vieną kartą” by Lithuania Section of International Board on Books for Young People.
2007 Award for the best poetry book of the year for children “Amalgama” by Lithuania Section of International Board on Books for Young People.
2007 Book “Su varna Barbora” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Books for Children section.
2009 Diploma for the most beautiful book of the year themed competition “Knygos vaikams ir jaunimui” by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for the book “Vieną kartą” (book artists: R. Joni, A. Tarabilda).