Žukaitė-Mikelaitienė Mėta

Mėta Žukaitė-Mikelaitienė – translator.
She was born 27 February, 1963 in Vilnius.
In 1986 she finished studies of the English language and literature at Vilnius University. In 1991–1992 she studied at the Center of Jewish Studies at Oxford. During the years of 1986-1989 she worked at a publishing house “Mokslas”. From 1989 till 1990 she worked as a consultant of international connections at Lithuanian Writers' Union. In 1991-1996 she was a deputy of an editor at cultural almanack “Proskyna”. From 1998 till 2002 she collaborated with the Open Lithuanian Fund as expert of translations. In 1998-2001 she was a senior specialist at a direction of Lithuania Millennium Celebration by the President Office. In 2002-2005 she was an Attaché of Lithuanian Culture in France. She works at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania since 2006. Her debut as a translator was in 1989.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2001.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
R. Viljamsas, K. Maklynas. Kompiuteriai mokykloje: teacher's book (together with V. Dagys). – Kaunas: Šviesa, 1989.
V. Nabokov. Paskaitos apie literatūrą: Franz Kafka, Marcel Proust. – Vilnius: Proskyna, 1991, Nr. 2(11), 3(12).
D. H. Lawrence. Anglija, mano Anglija: novella. – Vilnius: Proskyna, 1992, Nr. 3(21).
G. A. Craig. Vokiečiai: past, present, future, changes and continuations. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1995.
C. Martindale. Kas yra šventieji?: with introduction by Luigi Giussani. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 1996.
A. Lingis. Nieko bendra neturinčiųjų bendrija. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 1997.
N. de Lange. Judaizmas. – Vilnius: Aidai, 1996.
M. Hollis, S. Smith. Tarptautiniai santykiai: explanation and understanding. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 1998.
Ph. Hartnoll. Teatras: short history. – Vilnius: R. Paknio leidykla, 1998.
L. Durrell. Baltazaras: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 1998.
P. Johnson. Žydų istorija. – Vilnius: Aidai, 1999.
K. Ishiguro. Dienos likučiai: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2000.
Finansinė parama Europos aukštųjų mokyklų studentams: tendency and polemic (together with I. Jomantienė). – Vilnius: Logos, 2001.
Pagrindinės švietimo temos. – Vilnius: Logos, 2001.
L. Durrell. Montolivas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2005.
I. McEwan. Šeštadienis: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2007.
N. Krauss. Meilės istorija: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2008.
J. Picoult. Devyniolika minučių: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2008, 2010, 2011.
M. Binchy. Alyvinis autobusiukas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2010.
J. Picoult. Trapumas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2010.
D. Gabaldon. Svetimšalė. – 3, 4 books, Meilė labirinte. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2011.