Fairway National Literary Award 2016 – Shortlist Announced

On August 30, 2016 the Fairway National Literary Award (FNLA) 2016 Shortlist was announced!

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival extends it’s heartfelt congratulations to the talented authors on their exceptional work and contribution to Sri Lanka’s literary landscape.

FNLA 2016 Shortlist

FNLA 2016 Shortlist Announcement Event - August 30, 2016

FNLA 2016 Shortlist Announcement Event – August 30, 2016

Sinhala Language

  • Asandhimitta by Saman Wickramaarachchi.
  • Ahambakaraka by Liyanage Amarakeerthi.
  • Paradesi by Eric Iilayaparachchi.
  • Maha Ravana by Tennyson Perera.
  • Sapthambaraye Diga Davasak by Kapila Kumara Kalinga.

Tamil Language

  • Panjam Pilaikka Vantha by M. Sivalingam.
  • Neenthi Kadantha Neruppaaru by N. Yogendranathan.
  • Kalavan Kathikal by J. Wahabdeen.

English Language

  • The Dalada Chronicles by Shyam S. Dissanayake.
  • Celibacy Factor by Quintus G. Fernando.
  • First Utterance by Theena Kumaragurunathan.
  • Parallel Lives by Nanda Pethiyagoda.

FNLA 2016 Judges Panel

  • Vivimarie Van Der Poorten,
  • Nayomi Munaweera
  • Tissa Devendra
  • Dharmasena Pathiraja
  • Piyaseeli Wijemanna
  • Krishantha Fedricks
  • Chitralega Maunaguru
  • Sopa Pathmanathan
  • Mohamed Rameez.

Learn more about the Fairway National Literary Award.