Author of the article

Ciara Mandulee Mendis is a Sri Lankan writer. She holds an M.A. in English Studies and she is employed as Assistant Director (Literature & Publications) at the Department of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka. Her debut collection of short stories titled The Red Brick Wall (manuscript), was shortlisted for Gratiaen Prize 2020. Her writing has appeared in Southeast Asian Review of English, Indian Review, Monograph, Channels: Journal of the English Writers’ Collective Sri Lanka and she has work forthcoming in Riptide Journal, The Ekphrastic Review and The Bombay Review.