We are delighted to welcome Nanda Pethiyagoda Wanasundera to the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival.

Nanda Pethiyagoda Wanasundera is a freelance journalist with weekly columns under pseudonyms in three newspapers.

She has published eight books: short stories, folk tales, a book on the culture of Sri Lanka, a researched biography of Kandy women and two novels. 

Her articles have appeared in Library Review and Serendib – the in-flight magazine of Sri Lankan Airlines.

Her novel Parallel Lives’ is shortlisted for the Fairway National Literary Award (FNLA) 2016, English Language.