Čepas Vytautas

Vytautas Čepas – prose writer, essayist.
He was born 17 October, 1948 in Šiauliai.
In 1967 he finished 1st Biržai Secondary School. In 1976 he finished his studies of Psychology at Vilnius University. He worked as an inspector at Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and later as a psychologist at Klaipėda Red Cross Hospital. He taught psychology from 1978 till 1990 at Klaipėda at third level education schools. He got his Doctor’s degree in Psychology in 1986. From 1995 he worked at different jobs: as a manager of a bank branch, companies representative to the press, project manager, moderator of discussions. Now he gives lectures on Psychology at Klaipėda University. During the years of 1996–2000 and 2004–2008 he was a member of Lithuanian Parliament.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2009.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Grumingas: from dusk till dawn (drew up A. Žalys). – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 1998.
Ružavo vilko ilgesys: journalism. – Klaipėda: Eglės leidykla, 2004.
Po saule keičiasi tik laikas: novel. – Vilnius: Alma littera, 2008.
Vienišų moterų meilė: žvirbliai prausiasi dulkėse: novel. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2012.
Plepalai, arba Gyvenimo keistenybės: essays. – Vilnius: Versus aureus, 2014.

S c r i p t s :
Spalio metamorfozės: documentary video in two acts (together with R. Pletkauskas). – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto TV, 2003.

A w a r d s :
2000 Lithuanian Independence Medal.

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