Finanical Times talks about the launch of The Terrorist’s Daughter

As a child Thisuri watched her mother write. Malraji Wanniarachchi is the author of several novels and short story collections. It is no surprise that Thisuri followed in her footsteps. First, Thisuri wrote in the Sinhala language. The Sinhala short story ‘Thaththa’ which she wrote at the age of 11 won a national short story competition. With time Thisuri switched her medium of writing to … Continue reading Finanical Times talks about the launch of The Terrorist’s Daughter

“In search of an identity ” Thisuri’s interview to The Times

Thisuri Wanniarachchi who recently launched her second novel shares with Shaveen Jeewandara the insights that gave her work its life. “Who are you, if nobody knows your story?” Thalya, the terrorist’s daughter, asks the world as she embarks on a mission to find her true identity. Taken away from her roots at an early age, Thalya struggles with the pieces of her life scattered across continents. … Continue reading “In search of an identity ” Thisuri’s interview to The Times

“Gives a powerful message of love, life and faith”- The Nation reviews The Terrorist’s Daughter

The Terrorist’s Daughter by Thisuri Wanniarachchi The Terrorist’s Daughter by Thisuri Wanniarachchi, which is the second novel of the author, was launched on August 14 at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo. The novel is based on the socio-political issues of the youth in Sri Lanka. Thisuri’s first novel was Colombo Streets for which she won the National Literary Award for best novel of the year 2010. … Continue reading “Gives a powerful message of love, life and faith”- The Nation reviews The Terrorist’s Daughter

News Article about Thisuri Wanniarachchi, The Sunday Times, November 2010

Honing her craft The Mirror Magazine which featured young writer Thisuri Wanniarachchi following her stint in the US, catches up with her on her recent success at the State Literary Awards The State Literary Awards are a celebration of local literature, appreciating and recognizing the past year’s most riveting and powerfully written works. However this year’s awards were especially memorable, for amongst the ranks of … Continue reading News Article about Thisuri Wanniarachchi, The Sunday Times, November 2010

Thisuri Wanniarachchi ‘s interview to The Sunday Times, August 2010

For the love of writing David Stephens speaks to young writer Thisuri Wanniarachchi on her recent stint overseas to hone her skills As a burgeoning writer striving for perfection, Thisuri Wanniarachchi sought an avenue which would take her someplace where she could hone her literary ability. After running a google search she eventually located her chosen destination, a workshop for aspiring teenage writers, all the … Continue reading Thisuri Wanniarachchi ‘s interview to The Sunday Times, August 2010

A Book review of Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s novel, Colombo streets, by Professor Sunanda Mahendra, Daily News 2009

Portrait of a grief stricken young girl Professor Sunanda Mahendra colombo streets, a short novel by Thisuri Wanniarachchi, Vijitha Yapa publications May 2009, 103 pages. Rs. 300This maiden creative effort by a 14-year old Sri Lankan writer revolves round the character of a upper middle class young girl called Sarah. She has been gifted with quite a lot of skills inclusive of sports and studies. … Continue reading A Book review of Thisuri Wanniarachchi’s novel, Colombo streets, by Professor Sunanda Mahendra, Daily News 2009