Antanas Sileika is the author of four books of fiction and a memoir. He was short-listed for the Leacock Medal for Humour and the Toronto Book Award for Buying on Time, and Woman in Bronze and Underground were each named as among the Globe and Mail‘s best books of their respective years of publication. His 2017 memoir, The Barefoot Bingo Caller, received a starred review from the Quill and Quire. His next novel, Provisionally Yours, will appear with Biblioasis in 2019. Antanas Sileika is the retired director of The Humber School for Writers, a position he held from 2002 until 2017.