Strakšys Adolfas

Adolfas Strakšys – prose writer, satirist.
He was born 25 April, 1937 in Puotkaliai, Skuodas district.
He finished his extramural studies of journalism at Vilnius University in 1964. He worked as a reporter his whole life. He worked as a corrector at newspaper “Pergalė” (1956-1969), he was a second corrector at “Mūsų žodis” (from 1962). He was an editor of Akmenė district newspaper “Vienybė” (1969-1978) and Šiauliai district newspaper “Leninietis” (1978-1985). From 1985 till 1990 he worked at magazine “Šluota” as an editor in chief. In 1991-1992 he was an editor at publishing house “Spauda”. He was a literary worker at weekly newspaper “Pozicija” (1992-1993). In 1993 he was the head of publishing department at “Lietuvos geležinkeliai” and representative for the press of “Gaza”. He was a literary worker at newspaper “Lietuva” (from 1995).
A member of Lithuanina Writers’ Union since 2001.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Artimi: recollections. – Vilnius: Mintis, 1975.
Pjūties metas: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1978.
Ražienų šalnos: novella and short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1989.
Liepaitė: painting book. – Vilnius: Spauda, 1991.
Gulbinas: book for children. – Vilnius: Spauda, 1992.
Agonija: short stories. – Šiauliai: Saulės delta, 1999.
Antausiai: journalism. – Kaunas: Judex, 2000.
Juodo kumelio plovimas: journalism. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2001.
Dunda Dulkinas ir kiti: satirical novel. – Vilnius: A. Strakšys, 2002.
Grumtynės kasdienybėje: journalism. – Vilnius: Gelspa, 2002.
Juodas rugpjūčio saulėtekis: short stories. – Vilnius: Gelspa, 2003.
Dinozaurų kapinės: humor and satire. – Vilnius: A. Strakšys, 2004.
Pjaun broliukai žalioj lankoj...: notes in margins. – Vilnius: Politika [i.e. Gairės], 2005.
Juras: anatomy of one political murder. – Vilnius: Politika [i.e. Gairės], 2007.
Valstybė pagal Julių Veselką: articles, interview. – Vilnius: Politika, 2008.
Bambalynė: journalism. – Vilnius: Politika, 2009.
Saulėtų sutemų vaiskumas: about a Man and Time: about economist and political activist Julius Veselka. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2014.

D r e w   u p :
Gelbėkime kaimą: Lithuanian Peasants Party publication. – Vilnius: Spauda, 2000.
Mūsų kandidatai: Lithuanian Peasants Party list No. 2. – Kaunas: Judex, 2000.
Gėlynas: meetings with laureates of Zigmas Gėlė award. – Vilnius: Žuvėdra, 2001.
D. Barakauskas. Nuomonių sankryžos: journalism. – Vilnius: Gairės, 2008.