September 28, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

At Home in the World: Romesh Gunesekera

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by Zafar Anjum

romesh_gunesekera “I don’t know where my home is,” said Romesh Gunesekera, answering a question on being an   immigrant writer. “I think writers are one of the worst people to ask this question,” he added.

The well-known Sri Lanka-born novelist and poet, now living in London, was speaking at a gathering at the Asian Civilizations Museum’s auditorium yesterday evening. Captain Elmo Jayawardena, novelist, philanthropist, and a pilot with the Singapore Airlines, moderated the open discussion.

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