When the world around you is falling apart, the present is dreadful, and the future is an impossibility, and you can’t figure out why all happen to you, then you seek refuge in the stories of the good old past.
“Literature can break down any divisions” Sakina Mohammed, award-winning Sri Lankan writer of My Poetic Place.
Sri Lankan authors are known for their compelling penmanship that never draws far from Sri Lankan roots, rich in culture and Sri Lankan traditions. Here’s a list of the ten best books by Sri Lankan authors that will take you down a road of rich cultures and past societies! Most of them write prose, but a few very special ones have crossed the island’s salty ring of water with gifted skills in poetry. Sakina Mohammed is one of them. The Asian Review is pleased to introduce Sakina, who believes in the might of Literature for reconciliation and social cohesion.
Sonal Singh is an award-winning blogger and writer and has won accolades in poetry and prose writing on multiple platforms such as momspresso, artoonsInn, penmancy, womensweb, Asian Literary Society etc. She has also contributed to several anthology publications.
By Pramudith D Rupasinghe Vijai Kumar Sharma’s revered father was in Academics, an author & writer. His family thus provided literary environment, with opportunities to read books and inspiration to write. He […]
By H Suranga Thilakarathne Ababa Abiem is a published American author of South Sudanese descent. Her debut publication has given voices to millions of voiceless women across the world. Talking to The […]
“The military coup in February is nothing short of horrifying”, Jessica Mudditt- Author of Our Home in Myanmar
By Pramudith D Rupasinghe Jessica Mudditt is a Sydney-based journalist whose articles have been published by The Economist, BBC, CNN, GQ and Marie Claire. She was accredited as a newspaper journalist in […]
By Pramudith D Rupasinghe “I have always been fascinated by the Ancient Aliens theory. And, being a victim of child abuse during my entire childhood and adolescence, I struggled with finding solutions to the emotional pain […]
By Andrew Carmichael. Farzana Mitu is a popular and a decorated writer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She started to write in 2011, first with poetry, and later entered into “Novel Writing”. In […]
“It is very important to be mindful of the cultural environment that the writer represents”- Prof. Kamani Jayasekera. An exclusive author Interview.
By Isha Alexandri. She is a historian, an academic and an author who has contributed to diverse genre in the industry. Currently she is affiliated to the Department of Western Classical Culture […]
A conversation with award-winning Alexander Nderitu, author of Africa’s first purely ‘digital novel’.
Today’s Author interview is dedicated to a poet, novelist, playwright and critic from the East African country, Kenya. In 2001, he published his first novel, When the Whirlwind Passes, online. It is regarded asAfrica’s first purely ‘digital novel’. He has since published three more books: The Moon is Made of Green Cheese (2008), Kiss Commander Promise (2011), and Africa on My Mind (2013). His books are available on Lulu.com and via World reader apps/devices.
By Sakshi Selvanathan Rosanna Ley is the bestselling author of many novels which have a particular focus on emotional drama and human conflict, and are largely set amidst gorgeous landscapes that make […]
By Swapna Peri Aakanksha Jain is author of a non-fiction book, content creator, and a book blogger. She has been a freelancer since 2017. Her blog ‘Books charming’ is one of the […]
By Sakshi Selvanathan Professor Niroshini Gunasekera is a veteran in French language studies, teaching it in Sri Lankan universities and educational institutes for more than three decades. She has also written her […]
By Swapna Peri Ashok Ferry is an author, a mathematician and a personal trainer. He writes short stories and novels. He studied mathematics at Oxford and worked in London on construction sites […]
By Sakshi Selvanathan Chathurika Senevirathna is bilingual writer, poet and dubbing translator/artist in Sri Lanka. In addition to this, she is also passionate about research and teaching, and has been lecturing in […]