Sri Lankan fiction

Finding Inspiration in the Everyday and the Discipline to Say What Needs to Be Said

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

Learning to Fly longlisted for the Dublin Impac Prize, 2009.

Sri Lankan author Shehani Gomes has been nominated for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2010 for her first novel, Learning to Fly published by the Perera- Hussein Publishing House. She was formerly short-listed for Sri Lanka’s prestigious Gratiaen Prize for the same novel. Learning to Fly touted as… Read More »Learning to Fly longlisted for the Dublin Impac Prize, 2009.