Antanas Sileika is the author of four works of fiction. His first collection of stories, Buying on Time, was shortlisted for the Leacock Medal for Humour and the Toronto Book Award as well as serialized on CBC Radio’s Between the Covers. Woman in Bronze and Underground were both listed among the 100 books of the year by the Globe and Mail, and the latter has been optioned for film. Antanas is the former director of the Humber School for Writers. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. He presents The Barefoot Bingo Caller.
Events Antanas Sileika was involved in
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Kyo Maclear and Antanas Sileika discuss how the cityscapes influence their writing with Sheniz Janmohamed.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Antanas Sileika and Drew Hayden Taylor discuss the role of cynicism, sarcasm and humour in literature with Lewis DeSoto.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:00 PM
IFOA and ECW Press invite you to the release of The Barefoot Bingo Caller by Antanas Sileika as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Join us in celebrating the Humber Writers Workshop alongside renown faculty.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Agata Tuszynska discusses her latest novel, Family History of Fear: A Memoir with Antanas Sileika.