Tag Archives: Shirani Rajapakse

Strange Attraction

My short story, Strange Attraction was published in Tuesday Tales in Litro, February 14, 2017.

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Women Rise – Making Movie Poems

I launched my crowdfunding campaign to make movie poems today on indiegogo. The poems selected are from my soon to be released poetry collection about women. The 5 poems selected are diverse in theme and are representative of the poetry … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Space

What runs through an editor’s mind as she reads a piece of work for the first time? Does she let herself relax into the story like a reader would, or does the editor’s mind take over, hawk eyed, looking for … Continue reading

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New Ceylon Writing

“Colombo” is published in issue 6 of New Ceylon Writing. You can find it on page 27 here or read it below.   Colombo – by Shirani Rajapakse   Prescription walkers huff and puff their way to good health, proud of the … Continue reading

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International Times

The Way It Is, at International Times today.

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Litro

This is Home is a short story I wrote last year about a Palestinian woman stuck in the middle of the conflict. Check it out here.

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Dove Tales – Family and Cultural Identity

Two poems “Dilemma” and “A Forced Silence” are included in Dove Tales Family and Cultural Identity released on the first of this month.

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