Alfonsas Jonas Navickas – poet, translator, journalist.
He was born 19 March, 1936 in Sablauskiai, Akmenė district.
From 1936 till 1953 he lived in Šemetaičiai village. During the years of 1946-1953 he studied at Žiliai Primary school and later at seven year school. Since 1954 he lives in Klaipėda. He did military service at USSR army in 1956-1959. From 1962 till 1967 he studied at Klaipėda Polytechnic school where he got his speciality of builder-technician. During the years of 1956-1996 he worked as a technician, engineer, designer, foreman in Klaipėda. He started publishing his poems in 1959. In 1968-1969 he was a head of Young Literates Club in Klaipėda. His poems are translated into Russian, Latvian, Polish and German languages and published in cultural press, various almanacks and anthologies.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 1998.
B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Skruzdės metai: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1990.
Vieversio namai: eilėraščiai. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1990.
Gudrusis šamas: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1992.
Grybų lietus: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Eldija, 1993.
Dūzgia vėjo akmuo: poems. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos rytas, 1997.
Vaikų knygelė: poems for children. – Klaipėda: Druka, 2003.
Pasirinkimas: poems. – Klaipėda: Druka, 2010.
Vieninteliam laikui: poems. – Klaipėda: Druka, 2011.
Donelaičio kelyje: poems. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2013.
D r e w u p :
Paulius Drevinis. Nekrisk, žvaigždele: poems, Siberian autobiography, recollections about Paulius Drevinis, Paulius Drevinis about himself. – Klaipėda: Rytas, 1995.
T r a n s l a t i o n s :
V. Orlovas. Kelias už horizonto: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
V. Orlovas. Į šviesą: poetry. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1990.
Prūsija literatūros veidrodyje: anthology of poetry. – Klaipėda: Klaipėdos universiteto leidykla, 2000.
Robert Frost: poems. – Vilnius: Šiaurės Atėnai, 2011 05 20, nr. 19 (1037).
P u b l i c a t i o n s o f p o e m s :
Magazine for children “Tipu tapu”, 2010, No. 3, 2011, No. 3, 4, 2012, No. 2, 3, 2013, No. 1–6, 2014, No. 2.
A w a r d s :
1982 Award of Klaipėda city Council’s Executive Committee Culture Department for activity in social and literary fields.
1986 Certificate of Appreciation by Klaipėda city Council’s Executive Committee for active help solving port development problems.
2011 Certificate of Appreciation from chairman of International Union of World Tatars Congress.
2011 Certificate of Appreciation of Tatars community in Klaipėda for G. Tukai poetry translations.