Šukytė Virgina

Virgina Šukytė (real name: Virginija Genienė) – prose writer.
She is a freelance journalist, writing on social and cultural topics. She writes books for children. She started publishing her works in cultural press. She is a member of Lithuania Section of International Board on Books for Young People.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2012.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Ančių močiutė: fairy tale. – Vilnius, Gimtasis žodis, 2008.
Pasaka apie ežiuką, kuris nenorėjo būti žvaigžde: fairy tale. – Vilnius, Gimtasis žodis, 2009.
Vilkai plėšikai: fairy tale. – Vilnius, Homo liber, 2009.
Karalaitis ir šunys: fairy tale. – Vilnius, Žara, 2011.
Laimės formulė: chills and other stories. – Vilnius, Gimtasis žodis, 2013.

A w a r d s :
2008 Diploma of a winner in nomination “9 jėgos” in competition “Šiuolaikinė dramaturgija vaikams XXI a. kontekste” for a play “Kaip ežiukas norėjo tapti žvaigžde”.
2012 Martynas Vainilaitis award.
2014 Book “Laimės formulė” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, Teenagers section.