Rolandas Rastauskas alias RoRa (born in Šiauliai, Lithuania in 1954) is a poet, scriptwriter, essayist, performer and director at the National Drama Theatre Lithuania. His books have been translated into several languages including Polish, Swedish, English, Russian and German. He has translated the work of Czesław Miłosz, Tadeusz Różewicz and Adam Zagajewski and has taken part in many poetry festivals. As a performer of his own texts Rolandas Rastauskas regularly appears with his colleagues percussionist Arkady Gotesman and pianist Dima Golovanov. He also works as a columnist for the magazines Atgimimas and Lietuvosrytasso and for several eastern European cultural journals. He lives in Vilnius and Palanga.