Danutė Sirijos Giraitė

Danutė Sirijos Giraitė (1948) is a Lithuanian literary translator from Estonian, Finnish and English. She has translated more than 50 books from aforementioned languages. Since 1995 she picks, compiles and translates Estonian poets' works for yearly Poezijos pavasaris (Poetic Spring) and Druskininkai Poetic Fall festivals. She has written numerous articles and reviews and edited radio shows. Lithuanian Writers Union member since 1990, Founding member of the Lithuanian Fiction Union on 2004.

Translations

Liftas

2016

Awards

2018 Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Annual Translation Award
2010 Lietuvių PEN centro premiją - Metų vertėjo krėslą
1999 Maarjamaa Risti V klassi teenetemärk / The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana, 5th class
1986 Annual Translation Award
1986 Juhan Smuul Literature Award

Currently translating

Juhani Püttsepp. The Moon is Like a Golden Boat

Contact info

danute.sg[at]gmail.com