Zelčiūtė Dovilė

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Dovilė Zelčiūtė – poetess, playwright, essayist.
She was born 30 April, 1959 in Kaunas.
She studied music since she was a child. She finished her studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of Humanities. She worked as a teacher and also at Kaunas TV, editorial office of “Nemunas”. She works as an editor at various publishing houses by contract. She organizes and participates in various cultural events. Her works have been translated into Russian, English, Swedish, Bulgarian, Polish, German and French. She is a member of Lithuanian Photo Artists' Union since 2007.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 1999.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Akligatvio erdvė: poems. – Kaunas, 1991.
Duženų sniegas: poems. – Kaunas: Spindulys, 1997.
Pagrindinis vaidmuo: poems. – Kaunas: Gabija, 2000.
Dar minutėlę pusvalandį: poems. – Kaunas: Gabija, 2001.
Lapkričio pratimėliai: poems. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2003.
Atgal į vandenį: collection of poems. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2004.
Pirmoji ABC: notebook for writing (artist: S. Mamaitytė, text author: Dovilė Zelčiūtė). – Kaunas: Jotema, 2005.
Stotys: poetry, photography (together with A. Aleksandravičius. Billingual, translations into English by M. Lukošienė). – Kaunas: Jotema, 2006.
Drama be taisyklių: portrait of Algimantas Aleksandravičius. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2006.
Kūno vartai: poetical play. – Kaunas: Kauno kamerinis teatras, 2006.
Mirties kilpa lietuvių fotografijoje: essays. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2007.
Klaidinantys judesiai: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2009.
Gastrolės: novel. – Vilnius: Alma Littera, 2009.
Paleisk mano ranką: poems. – Vilnius: Versus Aureaus, 2011 m.
Po repeticijos: conversations about theater: interview. – Vilnius: Alma Littera, 2011.
Džuljetos suknelė: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2013.
Kelionė su Oskaru Koršunovu. Teatrinis koliažas: essays, fragments of rehersals, impressions of plays and tours, interviews, reviews. – Vilnius: Alma Littera, 2014.

Dr e w   u p :
Jurga: recollections, dialogues, letters. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2008.
Neužmirštamas Vaižgantas: recollections, essays, letters (together with A. Pakėnas). – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2010.

A w a r d s :
2004 Salomėja Nėris award for poetry book “Lapkričio pratimėliai”.
2005 J. Lindė-Dobilas award for poetry book “Atgal į vandenį”.
2009 Kaunas Artists’ Association Award.
2013 Culture and Art Award by Kaunas Municipality for the books „Paleisk mano ranką“ and “Po repeticijos”.