Valantinaitė Indrė

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Indrė Valantinaitė – poetess.
She was born 15 April, 1984 in Kaunas.
In 2002 she graduated from Kaunas Jesuit Gymnasium. In 2006 she graduated from Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of Humanities and in 2008 she finished her studies at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts and got her Master's degree. From 1999 till 2002 she worked as an assistant at “Kaunas Jazz” festival and in 2006-2007 she worked as an editor at photo news agency “INNA”. She wrote articles to “Kauno diena”, “Respublika”, “Gramofonas, “Ieva” and “L'Officiel mada”. She also sang at rock operas. Now she has her own broadcast “Kultūra per Penki TV” at an internet TV station.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2012.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Žuvim ir lelijom: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2006.
Pasakos apie meilę ir kitus žvėris: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2011.

A w a r d s :
2012 Young Yotvingian Prize for poetry book “Pasakos apie meilę ir kitus žvėris”.
2012 Award of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for tolerance.