Nijolė KEPENIENĖ

Nijolė Kepenienė (b. 1957 in Vilnius) is a prose writer and poet. She completed her studies in the Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius Pedagogical Institute in 1982 and studies in the English language and literature at Vilnius University in 2007. She is working as an English teacher in Klaipėda. She debuted in 1992 with Good Night, a short book of tales for children. She has written numerous tales and short stories for children, Loneliness Shared by Two (2000), a novel for adults about the sunset of a woman’s life, and has published two collections of poetry. Under the Sun of a Pretzel , a book of short stories, was elected the best children’s book of 2001. Her collection of poems They and a tale-novella Under the Spell of Tititaka were awarded the Prize Ieva Simonaitytė (2002). The writer also translates from the English language.

Nijolė Kepenienė lives in Klaipėda.

Bibliography

Labanakt (Good Night): [children’s tales], Klaipėda: Eldija, 1992.

Šunų valsas (Dog Waltz): [chlidren’s plays in poetry], Klaipėda, 1994.

Pasaulis „V“ (Planet V): [children’s short stories], Klaipėda: Artists’ House, 1994.

Kopūstų riteris ir kiti (The Cabbage Knight and Others): [short story-fairy tale], Vilnius: Margi raštai, 1996.

Madingiausias krokodilas (The Truly Dapper Crocodile): [tale], Vilnius: Folium, 1998.

Būrimo pamokos (Lessons in Fortune-Telling): [poetry], Klaipėda, 1998.

Džiovintas debesėlis (The Dried-off Cloud): [short stories], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 1999.

Skriek vaivorykštės karusele (Smell the Rainbow Carousel): [short story-fairy tale], Klaipėda: Klaipėdos rytas, 2000.

Vienatvė dviese (Loneliness Shared by Two): [novel], Vilnius: Lithuanian Writers’ Union Publishers, 2000.

Po riestainio saule (Under the Sun of Pretzel): [tales], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2001.

Tititatos užburti (Under the Spell of Tititata): [tale], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2002.

Jos (They): [poetry], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2002.

Išgelbėk mane: kovinio tėvų gelbėjimo būrio žygiai (Rescue Me: The Crusades of the Fighting Parents’ Help Brigade): [novella], Vilnius: Mažasis Vyturys, 2003.

10% improvizacijos (10% of Improvisation): [young adults’ novel], Klaipėda: Eglės leidykla, 2004.

Išgelbėk mane: Miltų bombikėmis prieš lobių vagis (Rescue Me: With Flour Bombs Against the Thieves of Treasures): [novella], Vilnius: Gimtasis žodis, 2005.

Baltosios žąsytės pasakos (Tales of the Snow Goose), Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2006.

Pupytė ir jūra, ir sriuba (A Little Bean and the Sea, and Soup): [tales], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2007.

Vasarnamis saulės zuikučiams (A Summer House for Sun ): [story], Klaipėda: Druka, 2007.

Šatrijos Ragana: [biographical novel], Vilnius: Rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2007.

Netikri padavimai ((Un)true Legends): [tales], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2008.

Bitė: [biographical novel], Vilnius: Rašytojų sąjungos leidykla, 2009.

Su saulės vėju (With the Wind of the Sun): [novel], Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2010.

Translations

Russian

Между (Between) Klaipėda: Libra Memelensis, 2008.