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The Lament of the Dhobi Woman by Karen Roberts reviewed by Chalani Ranwala

Among the heart wrenching tales of war torn Sri Lanka, heroic memoirs of migration into foreign lands and recollections of a distant colonial past, emerges a new genre of Sri Lankan writing; the now, the present, the residue of what generations have left behind. This includes depictions of the modern… Read More »The Lament of the Dhobi Woman by Karen Roberts reviewed by Chalani Ranwala

More Soon: A Sampling of Electronic Correspondence with Magazine Editors by Randy Boyagoda

From: ‘The Editors’ Subject: Your submission Date: June 1, 2012 5:15 PM To: ‘Randy Boyagoda’ Dear Randy Boyagoda, Thank you for your recent submission. I’m writing to inform you that it has been accepted for publication. I’m truly sorry it’s taken us this long to get back to you. I… Read More »More Soon: A Sampling of Electronic Correspondence with Magazine Editors by Randy Boyagoda

Inspired by Society and Culture, and Sri Lanka Itself – an interview with Karen Roberts

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