Romesh Gunesekera

Romesh Gunesekera

Romesh Gunesekera’s Reef was short-listed for the 1994 Booker Prize. The Sandglass, received BBC’s inaugural Asia Award and Heaven’s Edge, like his collection of stories, Monkfish Moon, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His novel, The Match, was described in the Irish Times as a book that ‘shows why fiction is written—and read’. His latest novel is The Prisoner of Paradise. His latest collection of stories is Noontide Toll published by Granta

He was on the board of the Arvon Foundation for six years and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He has been a judge for a number of literary awards including the Granta list of the Best of Young British Novelists (2013). He is currently co-writing The Writers’ & Artists’ Book of Novel Writing.

See here for Romesh’s tips for writers.