Sunethra Rajakarunanayake

We are delighted to welcome Sunethra Rajakarunanayake tot he 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival.

  • Winner, State Literary Award, 2011, 2008, 2000, 1999
  • Winner, Swarnapusthaka Award, 2011, 2008
  • Winner, Buddhist Literature Award, 2009.
  • Author of 43 books. Print and electronic media journalist.

Sunethra Rajakarunanayake, author, translator and tele-script writer is one of the best known writers in the Sinhala language, her books going into many prints.

She is the author of many award winning, bestselling novels, among them ‘Thiranganava’ (1999), ‘Attaining Age’ (2000) and ‘Nandithaya’ (2004) – translated into English as ‘The Chameleon’.

Her other books include ‘Subodhalankaraya’ (2007), ‘Podu Purushaya’ (2008) – translated into English as ‘Metta’ (2011) and ‘Kavi Kandura’ (2011).

She has also translated many books from English to Sinhala and has so far authored 43 books.

Sunethra Rajakarunanayake at FGLF 2017

Don’t miss meeting Sunethra at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017. Her events will be announced in November 2016 … Please click the FOLLOW button below to receive email updates as festival news and announcements are published.