Kanchana Amilani

Kanchana Amilani is a multifaceted creative being. She is a poet, short-story writer, a journalist, blogger, and photographer. In this interview with Women Talk, Kanchana talks about her journey of storytelling, her Sinhala poetry and short-story books, how her blog Thinkland inspires and proliferates her creative writing across the cyberspace, her work as a features writer, and her engagements with technology and creative platforms in disseminating poetry and short-stories. Continue reading Kanchana Amilani


Manuri Pabasari Waleboda

Manuri Pabasari Manike Waleboda began her engagements with media and communication as a child artist of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, taking part in the eminent Lama Pitiya children’s program. Today, she has close to two decades of experience working in various media platforms. In this interview, she talks about her childhood that was shaped by her work in radio, her passion for volunteerism, her interests in research, and her research-based publications. Continue reading Manuri Pabasari Waleboda

Ameena Hussein

Ameena Hussein is a writer, editor, and publisher based in Sri Lanka. In this interview with Women Talk, Ameena talks about her love for writing, writing about women’s lives, her book ‘The Moon in the Water’, which she says is a love letter to her Muslim community, and her latest non-fiction work on the 14th-century Moroccan traveller Ibn Battuta. Continue reading Ameena Hussein

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