Žemgulytė Paulina

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Paulina Žemgulytė – poetess.
Was born 7 February, 1942 in Landžiai, Klaipėda district. She finished her studies of Lithuanian philology in Vilnius University in 1966. She worked as an editor in Lithuania’s Association of Cinema Lovers and “Literatūra ir menas”. She publishes her poems and reviews in cultural press.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1993.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Iš žilvičio šakos: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1983.
Lietūs pavasarį rudenį: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Rugsėji, šermukšnio uoga: poems. – Vilnius: Regnum fondas, 1997.
Nubėgantys vieškeliais: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2006.
Kaip lelijos žydėjimas: poems. – Vilnius: Žara, 2009.
Žalio lapo skėtis: poems. – Vilnius: Gimtasis žodis, 2014.

D r e w   u p :
Prakalbintos akimirkos: anthology of people with disabilities (as an editor). – Vilnius: A. Remeikos leidykla, 2001.
Žodis – žvakė nakty: anthology of people with disabilities. – Vilnius: Bičiulystė, 2001.
Ilgesy, benami sielos paukšti...: anthology of people with disabilities. – Vilnius: Bičiulystė, 2006.
Žodžiai – lyg duona: anthology of people with disabilities who participated at a seminar at Šventoji. – Vilnius: Bičiulystė, 2009.

A w a r d s :
1998 Award of Anzelmas Matutis for book of poems “Rugsėji, šermukšnio uoga”.
1999 Award of Ieva Simonaitytė for motives of Klaipėda district in her work.
1999 Award of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for journalistic work about culture.
2010 Award by Lithuania section of International Board on Books for Young People for the best book of 2009 for the youngest readers “Kaip lelijos žydėjimas”.