Ernestas Noreika

Lithuania

Ernestas Noreika was born in 1989 in Kaunas. He studied Lithuanian philology in Lithuanian Educology University. His first poetry book Lake of Peacocks (2012) won the Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius prize for the best poetry debut. His second poetry book An Andalusian Dog was published in 2016. His third poetry book Apollo was published in 2019, and was awarded the Young Yotvingian Prize, wich is the most important prize for young poets in Lithuania.

 

Ernestas Noreika is also a well-known rap and hip-hop singer (his scenic name is Beeta).