We are delighted to welcome writer, researcher and actress Kimaya de Silva to the 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival as a participant of the FGLF Children’s Programme.

FGLF 2018 Participant - Kimaya de Silva.

Kimaya is a writer, researcher, actress, and a graduate in Anthropology and Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, California. Her work focuses primarily on the intersections of gender, youth, health, and labour.

Having received training in devised theatre for children and adolescents from Mind Adventures Theatre Co. and Pomona College, CA, she has facilitated multiple devised theatre and movement workshops with children around Sri Lanka and Los Angeles county, USA. She is interested in the potential of physical theatre and movement for cognitive development  in children and adolescents.