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Maintenant #106 – Aušra Kaziliūnaite

The Maintenant series – 101 interviews with contemporary European poets – was begun at 3:AM Magazine in 2010. Offering a glimpse of the vast range of poetry being created in 21st century Europe, the series has been a landmark exploration of continental poetics in the English language. You can find more on the series here

With the physical cancellation of the European Poetry Festival in London during 2020, a series of new longform video interviews are presented here at 3:AM Magazine, again with some of the most dynamic contemporary European poets, whose work is exploring the possibilities and potentials of the artform, as an addition to the Maintenant series.

Supported by Lietuvos kultūros institutas / Lithuanian Culture Institute.

ABOUT THE POET
Aušra Kaziliūnaitė is a writer, poet, journalist, film researcher, performer, philosopher and event host. She is the program coordinator of one of the Vilnius – “Books’ weekend” She received a BA in History and an MA in Religious Studies and has published four books of poetry in Lithuanian. She has received numerous national awards, including the Young Artist Prize of the Ministry of Culture. Her poetry collection “The Moon Is a Pill “ (2018; Parthian Books) was translated by Rimas Užgiris and published in English. Her poetry is translated in Polish, Latvian, Russian, French, German, Spanish, Georgian, Greek.

ABOUT THE INTERVIEWER
SJ Fowler is a poet, writer and artist. He has been poetry editor at 3:AM Magazine since 2011

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Tuesday, December 15th, 2020.