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Nayomi Munaweera Reading

Thursday, February 07, 2019,
  • Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
  • Room: 101

Sponsored by the Department of English, Vanderbilt Creative Writing

Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series

  Naomi Munaweera is th e author of Island of a Thousand Mirrors, which won Commonwealth Book Prize for the Asian Region in 2013. It went on to be nominated for many of the sub-continent’s major literary prizes including Man Asian Literary Prize and won the Commonwealth Regional Prize for Asia in 2013. She was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in Nigeria and settled in Southern California. She holds bachelor's degree in Literature from the University of California, Irvine and a master's degree in South Asian Literature from the University of California, Riverside.