Ramunė Brundzaitė

Ramunė Brundzaitė was born in 1988 in Vilnius, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Lithuanian Philology and the Italian language and the Master’s degree in Intermedial Literature Studies at Vilnius University. In 2010 she lived and studied in Udine (Italy) for half a year. In 2013 she won in the contest of the First Book held by the Lithuanian Association for Writers. Her first collection of poetry titled Drugy, mano drauge (Moth, my Friend) was awarded the Young Yotving’s prize during the Druskininkai Poetic Fall festival and later she received the prize of the Mayor of Vilnius for her works on Vilnius. In 2015–2016 she had a graduate internship in Trieste, at the museums of writers Italo Svevo and James Joyce. Poetry, translations from Italian language, essays, book reviews have been published in cultural magazines and anthologies. Brundzaitė published her second poetry book Tuščių butelių draugija (Fellowship of Empty Bottles) in 2022, which was selected by Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore as the Most Creative Book of 2022. Her poetry has been translated into English, German, Italian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Turkish, Hungarian and other languages.

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