“I don’t remember the exact day I realized my mother had never wanted me. I wish I could… I did remember the hurt, but even that didn’t strike me like a sudden shaft of awareness. It was like a watery jelly that sat around forever and eventually set. It was… Read More »Nanda Pethiyagoda’s Review of The Lament of the Dhobi Woman by Karen Roberts.
We at Ph are delighted that Prashani Rambukwella, author of the Gratiaen Prize winning Children’s novel “Mythil’s Secret” has been featured as one of the 30 SOUTH ASIAN YOUTH ICONS in the August issue of KINDLE magazine. You can read it online at http://www.kindlemag.in/mag.php
Seelawathie, a young village girl is brought to the city to care for Cat, the daughter of a prominent Colombo family. With her parents involved with each other and their active social life, Cat soon comes to regard Seelawathi as her parent and best friend. They build their own happy… Read More »The Lament of the Dhobi Woman by Karen Roberts
Q: How do you feel about the win? A: I’m just over the moon and I hope that it will encourage more of us to write for our children. At the same time, I should add that the judges were keen to stress that they didn’t consider this a children’s… Read More »Kshanika Argent from the Daily Mirror interviews Prashani Rambukwella