Stankevičius Rimvydas

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Rimvydas Stankevičius – poet, prose writer, essayist.
He was born 7 January 1973 in Elektrėnai.
Studied Lithuanian language at Vilnius University, where he got his Masters degree in Lithuanian literature. Since 1997 he has been working as a reporter at daily newspaper “Respublika”. In 2001 he worked at Lithuanian Television where he had a cultural broadcast “Kultūros spąstai”. In 2000 by his dramatization, director Saulius Mykolaitis staged a play “Stop mašina” in the Lithuanian National Drama Theater. In 2002 together with composer Rokas Radzevičius he created a rock opera “Jūratė ir Kastytis”. He also writes lyrics. His poetry has been translated into Polish, Swedish, Finnish, English and other languages. He lives in Vilnius.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2004.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Akis: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 1996.
Vinys Marškonių kaimui statyti: novella. – Marijampolė: Piko valanda, 2001.
Randas: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2002.
Tylos matavimo vienetai: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2006.
Zuikio abėcėlė: poem (together with R. Gerbutavičius). – Kaunas: Šviesa, 2007.
Laužiu antspaudą: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2008.
Diktantai sielai: essays. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2008.
Patys paprasčiausi burtažodžiai: poetry. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2010.
Ryšys su vadaviete: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2012.
Betliejaus avytė: essays. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2014.
Pūgos durys: poetical fairy tale. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2014.
Kertinis skiemuo: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2015.

D r e w   u p :
A. Kalanavičius. Dvi saujos laiko: poems (together with P. Dumšienė). – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2015.

A w a r d s :
2002 Book “Randas” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2006 Book „Tylos matavimo vienetai“ was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2008 Book „Laužiu antspaudą“ was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2009 The Poetry Spring festival laureate for the book “Laužiu antspaudą”.
2010 Julijonas Lindė-Dobilas literary award for poetry book “Patys paprasčiausi burtažodžiai”.
2010 Book „Patys paprasčiausi burtažodžiai“ was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2011 Jurga Ivanauskaitė literary award for poetry book “Patys paprasčiausi burtažodžiai”.
2012 Jotvingian Prize for poetry book “Ryšys su vadaviete”.
2012 Poetry book “Ryšys su vadaviete” won the Book of the Year Campaign.
2012 Book “Ryšys su vadaviete” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2013 LATGA-A golden star.