“Thisuri’s dream award” “I think a lot of people had a problem with the fact that I was too young to publish a book,” said Thisuri Wanniarachchi, the youngest recipient of the State Literary Award for her book “Colombo Streets” speaking of criticism. “I’ve heard a lot of criticism about the book, but I chose to ignore it, because I know I wrote the book for … Continue reading Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s interview to The Nation , November 2010.
Colombo Streets Thisuri Wanniarachchi wrote Colombo Streets when she was 14 years old. Now 16, the young author has the world in front of her. A student of St. Bridget’s Convent, Thisuri describes herself as an open person, one who is very thankful for a caring set of friends and a supportive family.An avid sports fan, Thisuri loves reading biographies of sports personalities and plays … Continue reading Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s interview to the Sunday Times, May 2010