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

  • 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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  • In Conversation: Kyo Maclear & Antanas Sileika

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 4:00 PM

    Kyo Maclear and Antanas Sileika discuss how the cityscapes influence their writing with Sheniz Janmohamed.

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  • In Conversation: Antanas Sileika & Drew Hayden Taylor

    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.

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