The Gratiaen Prize 1. The Prize will be awarded for the best work of creative writing in English by a Sri Lankan citizen resident in Sri Lanka, published for the first time in 2012 or unpublished and ready for publication at the time of entry. 2. Creative writing eligible for the Prize… Read More »Gratiaen Prize 2012 is now open for submissions!
Colours of the Sun by Rozaine Cooray was among the five short listed entries for the Gratiaen Prize announced on the 4th of April 2011. The novel which takes the form of letters from a mother to her daughter follows her journey to find her place in society.
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