Valionis Arvydas

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Arvydas Valionis – translator, critic.
He was born 19 January, 1945 in Radiškiai, Biržai district.
During the years of 1962-1970 he studied Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University. In 1968-1973 he was a literature worker at a daily newspaper “Tiesa”. From 1974 till 1991 he worked as a literature consultant at Lithuanian Writers' Union and executive secretary of Literature Connections and Artistic Translation Board. In 1992 he became a chief editor of Lithuania Culture Institute. During the years of 1992–1996 he was a chief editor of a weekly newspaper “Savininkas” nad from 1996 till 1997 he was chief commentator of a weekly newspaper “Sargyba”. In 1997-1998 he worked as a reporter at “Lietuvos aidas”. And during the years of 1998-2004 he worked as an editor at “Du Ka', “Akreta” and “Artlora”. From 2004 till 2010 he was a press analyst of Journalist Ethic Inspector Service.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1990.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Krintanti akimirka: poems and translations. – Vilnius: Petro ofsetas, 2004.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   L a t v i a n :
J. Niedrė. Pabudimas: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1965.
A. Belas. Tardytojas: novel. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1970.
A. Bruodelė. Žydrasis žvirblis: novellas. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1978.
H. Gulbis. Pienių metas: novel. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1981.
J. Vanagas. Tų dienų pasakojimai: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1983.
H. Gulbis. Duonios klonis: novel. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1986.
A. Jakubanas. Tango: novella. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
A. Belas. Žmonės valtyse. Nemiga: novels. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 1992.
I. Ziedonis. Spalvotosios pasakos. – Vilnius: Pasviręs pasaulis, 2006.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   R u s s i a n :
K. Zastavskaja. Meilės talismanas: novel. – Vilnius: Homo liber, 2015.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   o f   P l a y s :
P. Petersonas. Aš tik muzikantas: play. – Kauno dramos teatras-radijas, 1987.
Aspazija. Vaidilutė: poetical play.– Lietuvos radijo ir televizijos komitetas, 1989, 1991.

D r e w   u p :
Mane Jūs jausite darbe, kovoj: edition of 70 years anniversary of poetess S. Nėris. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1976.
Bibliografinė rodyklė (1970–1975) = [Библиографический указатель (1970-1975): for the participant of Soviet Lithuanian Writers VI gathering. – Vilnius: Lietuvos TSR rašytojų sąjunga, 1976.
Literatūros panorama: annual almanacks 1976–1988 m. – Vilnius, Vaga, 1977–1989.
Baltijos etiudas: collection of short stories (Armenian language). – Jerevanas, 1978.
Meninio vertimo problemos (together with E. Matuzevičius). – Vilnius: Vaga, 1983.
Mes atėjome į šį pasaulį: modern poets of Latvia. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1983.
Žaliosios iliuzijų burės: Latvian short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.
S. Nėris. Negesk, žiburėli. – Ryga: Liesma, 1985.
Bibliografinė rodyklė (1981–1985) = [Библиографический указатель (1981-1985): for the participant of Soviet Lithuanian Writers VIII gathering] (together with A. Giedrienė). – Vilnius: Lietuvos TSR rašytojų sąjunga, 1986.
Žmogus – žvaigždė: collection of articles. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1987.
Atodangos: almanacks of translations 1988, 1989, 1991. – Vilnius: Periodika, 1988, 1989; Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 1991.
Lietuva XXI a. link (in English, German, French, Turkish, Ukrainian), 1999–2000. – Vilnius: Akreta, 1999, 2000.
Juozas Urbšys – laiškai Elenai: recollections, letters. – Vilnius: Akreta, 2001.
Lietuva XXI amžiuje (in English, Spanish, German). – Vilnius: Akreta, Artlora. 2002.
Litauen im 21. Jahrhundert. – Vilnius: Artlora, 2002.
Lithuania: an outline. – Vilnius: Artlora, 2002.
Perfil de Lituania. – Vilnius: Artlora, 2003, 2005.
Литва: сведения о стране: цифры, факты, полезная информация. – Вильнюс: Artlora, 2005.