By Indu Bandara Author of “Flower Boy”, “July” and now “The Lament of the Dhobi Woman”, Karen Roberts gives us insight into her third book, as well as the stories that she feels must be told, especially about Sri Lankan society and its inner workings. A participant at the 2011… Read More »Inspired by Society and Culture, and Sri Lanka Itself – an interview with Karen Roberts
Life Is My Mentor By Indu Bandara 2010-11-03 The author of “Theravada Man”, “Monsoon and Potholes”, and “Sinhala Only”, Manuka Wijesinghe talks about her work and what inspires her, as well as what she feels might be lacking in the Sri Lankan creative scene. Also a participant at the Galle… Read More »Finding Inspiration in the Everyday and the Discipline to Say What Needs to Be Said
Why has it been difficult to write of this novel, In the same boat, slight in frame and simple and direct in approach? While I finished the novel in one go, whenever I sat down to write about it, it proved a difficult task. Of course from the beginning I knew… Read More »In the Same Boat by Channa Wickremesekera
Due to an overwhelming number of requests the Submission deadline for our Flash Fiction Collection has been extended till the 31st of October 2010! A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who sent in their submissions over the past month and to the rest of you who haven’t yet here’s your… Read More »You asked for it. You got it!