Marius Burokas

(b. 1977) is a poet, freelance writer and translator. He is the author of three poetry books (the most recent I‘ve Learned Not To Be (Išmokau nebÅ«ti) was published in 2011 and was awarded “The Young Yotvingian prize” as a best young poet’s book, published in two years). His poetry has been translated into Polish, Russian, Slovenian, English, German, French, Ukrainian and other languages. Marius Burokas translated poetry of American, Canadian, Australian poets and others (Charles Simic, Walter S. Merwin, William Carlos Williams, Charles Bukowski, Ted Hughes, Alan Ginsberg).