Zingeris Markas

Markas Zingeris – poet, prose writer, playwright, translator.
He was born 2 January, 1947 in Prienai.
In 1971 he finished his studies of journalism at Vilnius University. In 1971-1977 he gave lectures at Kaunas Higher schools. After he refused to join the Communist Party he was fired and excluded from his studies of philosophy. He worked at Kaunas Museum, at Academy of Agriculture and other places. He is the manager of The Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum since 2005.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1990.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Namas iš kedro: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1984.
Vakaras vaikystėje: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1989.
Šitiek saulėlydžių: essays and poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1993.
Aplink fontaną, arba Mažasis Paryžius: novel. – Vilnius: Tyto alba, 1998.
Iliuzionas: short stories. – Vilnius: Andrena, 2000.
Grojimas dviese: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2002.
Sezonas su šokėja: novel. – Vilnius: Baltos lankos, 2005.
Rudens ir pavasario pasikalbėjimas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2009.

T r a n s l a t i o n s   f r o m   E n g l i s h :
A. Margalit. Jeruzalės mitas. – Vilnius: Alna litera, 1993.
I. B. Singer. Kavinė Brodvėjuje: short stories. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1997.

D r e w   u p :
J. Brodskis. Vaizdas į jūrą: poems (translated by G. Patackas, T. Venclova, Markas Zingeris). – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1999.

A w a r d s :
1984 Award by Petrauskas Cotton and Stockinet Association for poetry book “Namas iš kedro”.
1989 Award by Kaunas Texture Factory for the best book of poetry by the young author “Vakaras vaikystėje”.
2000 One Litas award for the book “Iliuzonas”.
2003 Insignia for invitation to NATO occasion.
2013 Order for Merits to Lithuania, Knight’s Cross.
2013 1st place in “Literatūra ir menas” short prose competition.