September 8, 2018
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MARIUS BUROKAS (b. 1977) is a poet, freelance writer, translator and editor-in-chief of online magazine of Lithuanian literature “Vilnius Review”. He is the author of four poetry books (the most recent poetry book of clean being (švaraus buvimo) was published in 2018). His selected poetry book in English Now I Understand was published by Parthian Books in 2018. His poetry book in Ukrainian Найменші речі is forthcoming this year. 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, Allen Ginsberg and others). Marius is a Lithuanian Writers’ Union member since 2007 and the member of Lithuanian Association of Literary Translators since 2013. He lives in Vilnius.