Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s interview to The Nation , November 2010.

“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.

Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s interview to the Sunday Times, May 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