Vyt Bakaitis

Vyt Bakaitis is an American poet, translator, and editor born in Lithuania and living in Brooklyn. His first collection of poetry City Country (1991) was followed by Deliberate Proof (2010). He is considered the major translator of modern Lithuanian poetry, represented in the 20th-century anthology Breathing Free (2001). Three additional volumes he translated from the Lithuanian are by contemporary poets Jonas Mekas and Julius Keleras.