Romesh Gunesekera is internationally acclaimed for his novels and short stories including the Booker-shortlisted Reef and Noontide Toll — a collection of stories that captured a vital moment in post-war Sri Lanka.
His latest novel, Suncatcher, returns to an earlier era in Ceylon and a story of divided loyalties and endangered friendship in the turbulent 1960s.
He conducted his first workshop in Hong Kong in 1998 when he was also a writer-in-residence at Hong Kong University.
Born in Sri Lanka, he also lived in the Philippines before settling in Britain.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Romesh Gunesekera的小說和短篇小說在國際上廣受讚譽，包括Booker入圍的《Reef》和《Noontide Toll》，這些故事集都捕捉了戰後斯里蘭卡的關鍵時刻。