Antanas Sileika is the author of five works of fiction and one book of nonfiction. 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. The Barefoot Bingo Caller is his recent memoir. His latest novel,  Provisionally Yours, is forthcoming from Biblioasis in March of 20129. Antanas is the former director of the Humber School for Writers. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Events Antanas Sileika was involved in

  • Toronto Lit Up: Antanas Sileika

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    Antanas Sileika is releasing Provisionally Yours and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch!

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  • Lit Jam 2019

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    Lit Jam makes its return in 2019! It'll be an interactive night of storytelling. Stay tuned for details!

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  • Guernica 40th Anniversary

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM

    This open reception celebrates Guernica's 40th birthday with refreshments, a cash bar and exciting door prizes. The winner of the 2018 Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction will also be announced.

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  • Author Talks & Mystery Library

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

    Hear from an outstanding lineup of authors and grab a free book from the Festival’s mystery library in the West Wing of Toronto’s Union Station.

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  • Author Talks & Mystery Library

    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

    Hear from an outstanding lineup of authors and grab a free book from the Festival’s mystery library in the West Wing of Toronto’s Union Station.

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