Public libraries are my favourite place in the whole world. Thank you Colombo Public Library for nominating Song of the Sun God. Here it is on the long-list: http://www.dublinliteraryaward.ie/nomi…/song-of-the-sun-god/
About Shankari Chandran
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Shankari Chandran contributed a whooping 123 entries.
Entries by Shankari Chandran
I’ve pulled together a summary of my press cuttings (in case anyone is Googling me…): THE BARRIER ABC Conversations with Richard Fidler: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/conversations-shankari-chandran/8747086 The Australian: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/…shankari…/%20a4310823626c4853e60a96fa9ad4d3d8 The Sydney Morning Herald (Pick of the Week): http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/the-barrier-review-shankari-chandrans-dystopic-vision-of-the-worlds-problems-20170619-gwtrmu.html Book review: http://www.charminglanguage.com/2017/08/17/review-barrier-shankari-chandran/ https://soundcloud.com/search?q=shankari%20chandran https://www.writerscentre.com.au/blog/ep-200/ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/north-shore/roseville-author-shankari-chandran-pens-debut-novel-the-barrier/news-story/e4852b3393c26aa6f4533d4ef6c1b05e https://thebookpodcast.com/2017/12/19/ep-42-shankar-chandra-the-barrier/ SONG OF THE SUN GOD Scroll India Review: https://scroll.in/article/850851/here-is-a-candidate-for-the-global-sri-lankan-novel-and-it-is-only-the-authors-debut The Economist: http://shankarichandran.com/review-economist-1843/ The Island Review: http://island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=163932 SBS […]
The Barrier has been shortlisted for the 2018 Norma K Hemming Award for Speculative Fiction. I am thrilled to be on this list with exceptional writers (Claire G Coleman and Julie Koh to name just two). Here’s the blurb: The Norma K Hemming Award, under the auspices of the Australian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF), announces the […]
So lovely to be featured in the A&O Alumni Yearbook. The decade at Allen & Overy was wonderful – spent with dedicated friends, clients and colleagues. I learnt so much about the role lawyers can play in the delivery of social justice. The work features in my creative writing and the way we raise our […]
Thank you so much to the NSW Writers’ Centre and Create NSW for this grant – it has given me the support I need to progress my research for The Phantom Limb. I’m hugely grateful. It will make all the difference. http://www.nswwc.org.au/support-for-writers/writing-nsw-grants/ https://www.jonathanodea.com.au/media/media-releases/roseville-author-awarded-funding
But who’s counting. Here is my bio for the Galle Lit Fest: https://galleliteraryfestival.com/participants-2018/shankari-chandran/ And here’s the program: https://galleliteraryfestival.com/fglf-programme-2018/ I’m speaking on Thursday 25th January (with the talented Nayomi Munaweera) and Friday 26th January. Would love to see you there if you’re in Galle. Shanks
I think Emily Maguire just recommended both my books as her favourite feminist reads of 2017. Yep. I have no words, just gratitude. FWF’s Best Books of 2017
Lovely review in The Sunday Times – less than a month to go before the Fairway Galle Literary Festival.
I’m so exited to announce that I’ve been short-listed for the Fairway National Literary Award (2017). The Fairway Galle Literary Festival is very kindly including me in their line up in January 2018. I’ll be in Galle from 24th January to 28th January and looking forward to meeting people. xx Shankari
This is a beautiful review by Sharanya Manivannan for Scroll India. I’m totally blown away by it and very grateful. https://scroll.in/article/850851/here-is-a-candidate-for-the-global-sri-lankan-novel-and-it-is-only-the-authors-debut