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Song of the Sun God by Shankari Chandran

…She turned her face towards the fading light. Nala warned her about her skin getting darker but she had never ceased. She loved the feeling of the sun on her. … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 3 Comments

Grandfather’s Letters by C. Anjalendran

Since the past few months, I have been yearning for the lost art of letter writing. There is a bunch of beautiful postcards in my drawer and I am saving … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Lies Between Us by Nayomi Munaweera

“Framed in an airplane window, it lies below us, its palm trees waving goodbye, its long white beaches like lit crystal, its bustle and boom forgotten. It turns smaller and … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview with Nayomi Munaweera

“Below me the island glistens verdant green. I imagine all that it holds. Such things of horror and exhilaration as seldom gathered together……..” excerpt from Island of a Thousand Mirrors … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Ameena Hussein

Ameena Hussein, one of the well known names in the Sri Lankan Literary Sphere, is  publisher at the Perera Hussein Publishing House, and a writer. Influenced by her work in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment
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