Lithuanians in the News
13th April 2014
Lidija Šimkutė - “Kažkas pasakyta - Something is said“
“Kažkas pasakyta - Something is said“
Lidija Šimkutė with (L-R) Jonas Mikelinskas,
Jonas Kalinauskas & Andrius Vasiliauskas
Lidija Šimkutė’s latest bilingual poetry collection “Kažkas pasakyta - Something is said“ was published by the Lithuanian Writers Union Publishers, Vilnius in May 2013. The noted poet Tomas Venclova has written an insightful and informative foreword to this new collection of poems.
After participating at the Spring Poetry Festival, Lidija read selected poems from her book at a number of book launches, which were organised in Vilnius and Kaunas:

Lithuanian Writers Centre on June 17, with literary critic Dr. Regimantas Tamošaitis, poet laureate Jonas Kalinauskas and pianist Andrius Vasiliauskas.
Adam Mickiewicz Library on September 10, with literary critic Imelda Vedrickaitė, poet/artist Jolanta Sereikaitė and guitarist Ričardas Mikalajūnas.
Mykolas Romeris International University on September 30, in conversation with Saulius Norvaišas.
The Maironis Literary Museum on September 24, with book editor Janina Riškutė, literary critic Ramutė Dragenytė and flautist Artūras Kelpša.

For the foreword by Tomas Venclova and a critique of the book by Regimantas Tamošaitis please see Šimkutė's pages on this website: Culture/ Literature/ Lidija Šimkutė