Alvydas Šlepikas (born 1966) is one of the most multi-talented contemporary Lithuanian writers, moving between the worlds of literature, theatre, film and television. He is a poet, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, actor and director. He participates actively in the literary life of the country and is a member of both the Lithuanian PEN Centre and the Lithuanian Writers’ Union. His novel Mano vardas – Marytė (In the Shadow of Wolves) – a moving story about the so-called ‘wolf children’ – became the most read novel of 2012 in Lithuania and has gone through six reprints. It is one of the most translated Lithuanian books of recent times and has now been published in Belarusian, Dutch, Estonian, German, Latvian, Polish and Ukrainian. Both the poetry and prose of Alvydas Šlepikas are characterized by a lively visual style and a subtle intertwining of the past and present.

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Graphic Novels

Poem from the poetry book "Approaching Silence"



translated by Rimas Uzgiris
video by Jevgenij Tichonov
organized by Saulius Vasiliauskas

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