Shaker N. Paleja

Shaker Paleja is an actor and writer who has performed in theaters across North America, and appeared on numerous film & TV shows. Some credits include: Gracepoint; Sanctuary; Arrow; Stargate SG-1; Battlestar Galactica; Smallville; The Day the Earth Stood Still; Elegy.

The opening chapter of his novel, An Extraordinary Destiny, was published last year in the Dalhousie Review. The novel is mostly set in Bombay, India, where he was born, before moving to Canada at a young age.

Shaker also authored an infographic non-fiction title, Native Americans: A Visual Exploration (2014) for Annick Press. The book was selected by The White Ravens catalog in Germany as one of four notable Canadian children’s books. His latest book for Annick is another infographic title, Power Up!: A Visual Exploration of Energy (Spring 2015).

He lives in Vancouver with his wife and five-year-old daughter with whom he enjoys reading books.

Annick Press books
by Shaker N. Paleja