Evening with Alvydas Šlepikas

SUNDAY, 15th NOVEMEBER - 18.30
Writer Alvydas Šlepikas in conversation with actor Andrius Bialobžeskis. Trumpet player Linas Rupšlaukis.
Arts Printing House, Black Hall (Šiltadaržio g. 6, Vilnius)
Ticket distributor: “Tiketa”
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Duration: 105 min (in Lithuanian)

Alvydas Šlepikas is a writer, poet, screen writer, and film director. His novel “Mano vardas – Marytė” (“In the Shadow of Wolves“, translated by Romas Kinka) was shortlisted for The Times Book of the Year 2019 (the Best Historical Fiction Books). It was also announced the Best Historical Book of the Month in the United Kingdom. The first edition came out in 2011; there have been nine in Lithuania since then. The novel was recognised the Book of the Year 2012 and entered into the list of top twelve most creative books in Lithuania. It also earned the award of the Lithuanian Writer’s Union that year and the Patriots Award the next year. The novel has been translated into English, Polish, German, French, Latvian, Estonian, Ukrainian, and Dutch.

The latest collection of poems by Alvydas Šlepikas “Mano tėvas žūsta” (My Father Perishes), published in 2019, embraces texts selected by the author from both new and earlier collections and the anthology. For this poetry book A. Šlepikas has been awarded The Jotvingian price. His poems and short stories are being published in foreign anthologies, almanacs, and periodical press.

 

 

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