Aušra Kaziliūnaitė – poetess.
She was born 28 November, 1987 in Vilnius.
She finished “Saulės” Gymnasium in Biržai. In 2011 she finished her studies of history at Vilnius Pedagogical University. In 2013 she got her Master’s degree of religious sciences at Vilnius University. Now she is studying for PhD at Vilnius University. She has worked as a reviewer of books, film critic, participated in several literary competitions as a member of the board. She is one of the organizers of audiovisual poetry festival “TARP”. Her poems has been translated into English, Russian, French, German, Polish and Latvian languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2012.
B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Pirmoji lietuviška knyga: poetry. – Kaunas: Nemunas, 2007.
20% koncentracijos stovykla: poems. – Kaunas: Kitos knygos, 2009.
Mėnulis yra tabletė: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2014.
A w a r d s :
2005 3rd place in Pranas Lembertas competition.
2005 The best debut of author under 35 years in poetry almanack “Žiema ir mirtis”.
2006 Prize of reading competition during the festival of Literary Winter of Panevėžys.
2006 2nd degree diploma of Republic Young Philologists competition.
2006 The best debut in Poetry Spring almanack.
2007 2nd degree diploma of Republic Young Philologists competition.
2007 “Eilėraščiai per naktį” prize during Poetry Spring festival.
2007 1st place in Pranas Lembertas competition.
2008 Elena Mezginaitė literary award for poetry book “Pirmoji lietuviška knyga”.
2009 Book “20% koncentracijos stovykla” was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year.