Nayomi Munaweera

Nayomi Munaweera

Bio

Nayomi Munaweera's debut novel, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, won the Commonwealth Prize for Asia. It was long listed for the Dublin IMPAC Prize and the Man Asia Prize. The novel was also short listed for the Northern California Book Prize and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and was a Target Book Club selection in January 2016. Her second novel What Lies Between Us was hailed as one of the most exciting literary releases of 2016 by venues ranging from BuzzFeed to Elle Magazine. She writes about the consequences of living in a female body and her voice has been compared to that of Michael Ondatjee and Jumpha Lahiri. The book was awarded Sri Lanka's State Literary Award for English novel. Her short fiction and nonfiction is also widely available. More at www.nayomimunaweera.com

Events

Apr
21
Ashland University Department of Music presents its final band concert...Read more
Apr
23
The honors recital features the best of spring 2018. Students...Read more
Apr
24
Several student ensembles perform including the saxophone, brass and string...Read more
Apr
28
The Ashland University Choir and Ashland Area Chorus join the...Read more
Apr
29
The Ashland University Choir, Chamber Singers, and the Women's Chorus...Read more