Daiva Molytė-Lukauskienė – poetess.
She was born 9 October, 1967 in Valkininkai, Varėna district.
In 1985 she finished 2nd Secondary school in Varėna and after that she finished her studies at S. Žukas Technicum of Arts and Crafts in Kaunas, where she acquired a specialty of artistic design. She worked as an artist at Maironis Museum of Literature in Kaunas. She got her Master’s degree in 2001. She had several exhibitions of paintings, participated in various projects of artists and poets. She worked as a reporter at daily newspaper “Klaipėda”. Her poetry has been translated into Belorussian, Polish, Russian and German languages, and also included in various almanacks and collections as well as published in cultural press. She was a member of the Lithuanian Writers’ Union, Kaunas section board in 2012-2015.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union in 2007.
B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Natiurmortas su gudobelės šaka: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2002.
Baltas kvadratas juodame fone: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2006.
Persodintos gėlės = Пересадочные цветы: poems (translated into Russian by Clandestinus). – Klaipėda: Eglės leidykla, 2007.
Baltojo kiro giesmynai: poems. – Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2012.
T r a n s l a t i o n s f r o m E n g l i s h :
D. Batty. Trumpas žvilgsnis į Bibliją: student’s guide. – Vilnius: Apyaušris, 2002.
D r e w u p :
Baltija, 2011: almanack. – Klaipėda: Druka, 2011.
A w a r d s :
2002 Book “Natiurmortas su gudobelės šaka” was awarded in Book Art Contest.
2003 Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius award for the best poetry debut of the year.
2010 “Varpų” almanack award.
2014 Ieva Simonaitytė literary award.
2014 Commemorative medal of Neringa government.