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The official website of Gint Aras, Finalist 2016 CWA Book Award


Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas) has been trapped on planet Earth since 1973. He is the author of two novels, Finding the Moon in Sugar (Infinity, 2009) and The Fugue, (Tortoise, 2016), and a memoir, Relief by Execution: A Visit to Mauthausen (Homebound, 2019). His prose and translations have appeared in The St. Petersburg Review, Quarterly West, Antique Children, Criminal Class Review, The Hellgate Review, Curbside Splendor, Šiaurės Atėnai, STIR Journal, Dialogo, The Good Men Project and other publications.

Aras earned his MFA in Writing from Columbia University, and a BA in English and American Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently lives in Oak Park, IL with his family.

Contact Gint via e-mail here.


WGN Radio, June 26, 2016 (Radio interview)

After the Pause, July 20, 2019

Lithuania Tribune, June 27, 2019

Chicago Tribune, March 24, 2016

Waterline Writers, March 13, 2017

The Daily Campus, Feb. 8, 2017

Off the Shelf, (Evanston Library), December 22, 2016

This Podcast Will Change Your Life, December 1, 2016

Tekstai, November 22, 2016 (Lithuanian)

Yellow Chair Review, September 19, 2016.

Alternating Current/The  Coil, September 6, 2016

Bookmark Bound, May 20, 2016

15min, May 7, 2016 (Lithuanian)

Suburban Life, April 11, 2016

WKCR, March 28, 2016 (Radio interview)

Tortoise Books, March 18, 2016

The Compulsive Reader, March 18, 2016

Feed the Monkey, March 11, 2016

Chicago Literati, February 17, 2016

Entropy, February 12, 2016

Newcity, February 11, 2016

Heavy Feather Review, February 3, 2016

Centered on Books, January 22, 2016

Amerikos Lietuvis, January 21, 2016 [No. 3 (821) subscription required] “Lietuvių kilmės rašytojo romane ‘Fuga’—apnuoginta pabėgėlių tapatybė

The Next Best Book Blog, January 14, 2016

Gapers Block, December 15th, 2015

Žmonės ir įdėjos, August 8, 2012. (Lithuanian)

Literatūros Akiračiai, July 28, 2013. (Lithuanian)

LA Examiner, September 14, 2009.

Lietuvos Rytas, August 10, 2009. (Lithuanian)

Chicago Examiner, August 21st 2009.

POD People, April 27, 2009.

Lietuvos Rytas, January 20, 2009 (Lithuanian)



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