Petraitytė Astrida

Astrida Petraitytė – prose writer.
She was born 19 December, 1952 in Šilutė.
She finished her studies of psychology at Vilnius University in 1975.
Gimė 1952 12 19 Šilutėje. She studied at Pedagogical Academy of USSR and worked at Republic Teachers’ Improvement Institution at Psychology department. She also worked at social research department komittee on National Radio and Television, and had her program “Didieji vardai”. She is collaborating with various internet websites and cultural press.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1991.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Apsimeskim, kad neskauda: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1982.
Mano memuarai: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Mūsų kantrumo pelynai: short stories, novellas. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2002.
Šaktarpio metas, Book 1. Mažoji Martukė: fragmented novel. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2005.
Šaktarpio metas, Book 2. Tirškalius Liepa: fragmented novel. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2006.
Minjotų Donkichotas: biographical sketch. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2008.
Trys gyvenimai: short stories. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2009.
Helė: biographic novel. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2013.

P r e p a r e d :
Nuo Kierkegoro iki Kamiu: texts and conversations of Astrida Petraitytė and philosophers of Lithuania. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1997.
Pokalbiai apie skandinavų rašytojus. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1998.
Pokalbiai apie anglų rašytojus. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1999.
Pokalbiai apie austrų rašytojus. – Vilnius: Pradai, 1999.
Knygius Petras Jaunius. – Vilnius: Apyaušris, 2011.

A w a r d s :
2003–2004 Scholarship by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.