Ilzė Butkutė – poetess.
She was born 14 February, 1984 in Vilnius.
She studied photography, worked in areas of advertising and copy-writing. Later on she started participating in various creative education projects in schools. Now she is gives lectures on creative thinking techniques for adults. She is an active participant in literary events both in Lithuania and abroad. Her poetry has been translated into English, German, French, Ukrainian, Russian, Latvian, Estonian, Turkish, Hungarian, Catalan and Basque languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2015.
B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Karavanų lopšinės: poems. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 2011.
Atleisk savo šefą: practical guide for those who are about to loose their job: true story. – Vilnius: I. Butkutė, 2013.
Karnavalų mėnuo: poems. – Vilnius: I. Butkutė, 2014.
A w a r d s :
2011 Poetry book “Karavanų lopšinės“ was included in the Twelve most creative books of the year list.
2012 Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius award for the best poetry debut of the year.
Ilzė Butkutė website