Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Zukauskas) was born in Cicero, Illinois to immigrants displaced by World War II. He attended the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign and earned his MFA from Columbia University. To support his writing, he has worked as a hearse driver, fast food guy, hotel houseman, pasta cook, actor and delivery man. He currently teaches English and Humanities at Morton College and lives in Oak Park, Illinois.
We try to always keep SIGNED copies of Finding the Moon in Sugar in stock, so you'll automatically receive a SIGNED copy when ordering. We also offer personally inscribed copies. If you would like an inscription, please include how you would like it inscribed in the "order comments" section when you're placing an order. Please understand that getting a personal inscription may delay your order up to two weeks as we try to work around the author's schedule.
"Gint Aras' writing is infused with a rare sensitivity for the thousands of seemingly trivial things that give meaning to life. He invites us to laugh at his hero, then sneaks him into our hearts." Dan Vyleta, author of Pavel & I