Entries by Shankari Chandran

PRESS CUTTINGS – a summary

Here is a summary of the press cuttings: 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 Tamil Radio Interview: http://bit.ly/2r4FQHE and http://bit.ly/2r4PHwQ The […]

The Norma K Hemming Award 2018 – The Barrier shortlisted

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 […]

NSW Writers’ Centre Grant

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

Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018 – less than a month to go…

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

Review – Scroll India

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

Review – The Australian

I’m so excited about this review in The Australian. It’s titled Disruptive Forces and has a picture of Benji (our cavoodle) and me. Too true, when it comes to Benji. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/…shankari…/%20a4310823626c4853e60a96fa9ad4d3d8