Agnė Žagrakalytė

Lithuania


Agnė Žagrakalytė was born in 1979 in Puodžiai village, Pasvalys district. She studied Lithuanian language and literature at the Lithuanian university of Educational sciences. She has published three books of poetry: Išteku (2003), Visa tiesa apie Alisą Meler (2008), Štai (2017) and two novels: Eigulio duktė: byla F 117 (2013) and Klara (2014). Now she lives in Brussels.

 

Her works have been included into various almanacs and collections. The book Išteku was awarded the Young Yotvingian prize as a best young poet’s book. 2013 Novel Eigulio duktė: byla F 117 was included into the list of twelve most creative books of the year, this novel bring a Jurga Ivanauskaitė award to Agnė and Patriot Award in 2014, also it was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, Prose section.

 

Her newest poetry book „Štai“ is shortlisted in the Book of the Year campaign this year (the winner will be announced next February in Vilnius Book Fair).

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