Nayomi Apsara is a writer, director, poet, and curator. In 2021, she made her entry into the literary world with her debut poetry collection titled Throw Me Mountains. Nayomi was a panellist at the New Ink Literary Forum in 2022.
As a filmmaker, Nayomi’s debut short film, The Tea is Cold (2022), was recognized at the Busan International Short Film Festival, where it had its Asian premiere, and at the Jaffna International Cinema Festival. Nayomi became a fellow of the International Film Business Academy in 2023 at Busan Asian Film School, South Korea. She was also a fellow at Curatorial Intensive South Asia in 2018, at Khoj International Artists’ Association in New Delhi, India.
In addition to her achievements in the arts, Nayomi has expertise in commercial writing and advertising. She previously spent over 15 years in the corporate sector in Sri Lanka and overseas.
- Throw Me Mountains (2021)