Žagrakalytė Agnė

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Agnė Žagrakalytė – poetess.
She was born 28 April, 1979 in Puodžiai village, Pasvalys district.
In 1997 she finished P. Vileišis Secondary school in Pasvalys. In 2001 she finished her studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius Pedagogical University. In 2002 she worked as an editor at magazines “Aktyvios jungtys” and “LUX / jauniems”. In 2003-2005 she was an editor of pages for youth at weekly “Literatūra ir menas”. Her debut was in 1996. Her works have been included into various almanacks and collections. Now she lives in Brussels, Belgium.
A member of Lithuanian Writers' Union since 2010.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Išteku: poems, PK. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2003.
Visa tiesa apie Alisą Meler: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2008.
Artistic cloning (translated by J. Zdanys). – Chicago: Virtual Artists Collective, 2010.
Eigulio duktė: byla F 117: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2013, 2014.
Klara: bande dessinée: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2014.

A w a r d s :
1996 Liūnė Sutema award.
1998 Laureate of competition “Eilėraščiai per naktį” during Poetry Spring festival.
2003 Druskininkai Poetic Fall award for the best debut of the year.
2013 Novel “Eigulio duktė: byla F 117” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.
2014 Jurga Ivanauskaitė award for novel “Eigulio duktė: byla F 117”.
2014 Patriot Award for novel “Eigulio duktė: byla F 117”.
2014 Book “Eigulio duktė: byla F 117” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, Prose section.
2014 Novel “Klara” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.