Antanas Sileika

is a Canadian novelist and literary critic with Lithuanian roots. He is the director for the Humber School for Writers in Toronto, and is a past winner of a National Magazine Award. His most recent novel is Underground (Thomas Allen, 2011).


Long ago and far away: Big stories from small countries

Baltic stories in a global context

What’s different about a place is what’s interesting, writes Canadian novelist Antanas Sileika. A proposition that raises all manner of difficulties, as well as presenting unique opportunities, when writing fiction based on Baltic history aimed at a North American audience.

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