Gintaras Bleizgys was born in 1975 in Druskininkai. In 1997, he graduated from Vilnius University with a bachelor’s degree in Lithuanian philology, and in 1999  with a master’s in literary theory. In 2007, Bleizgys graduated from the same university with a master’s degree in management and business administration. He worked as an editor of the monthly publication Metai, and during 1999–2001 was editor-in-chief of the weekly Literatūra ir menas. Bleizgys is currently the president of the Lithuanian PEN Center and a board member at the Lithuanian Writers’ Union. Bleizgys has published 14 books, ten of which are poetry collections, and has had his work translated into Polish, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, English, and Russian.

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Poem from the poetry collection "John the Baptist"



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