Jurga Vilė & Lina Itagaki

  • Lithuania

Jurga Vilė (b. 1977) is very bright debutant Lithuanian writer who received all main literary awards of the year 2017 for her first book Siberian haiku, including The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania prize for most artistic book, Best book of the Year award by IBBY Lithuania, and the Dr. Aloyzas Petrikas literary prize. This book was illus- trated by talented artist Lina Itagaki (b. 1979) who is known in the literary world from a few zines and illustrated books.S