Agent : Euan Thorneycroft
Roshi Fernando was born and brought up in London. She was educated at the University of Warwick and is in the final year of a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Swansea. She has won the 2009 Impress Prize for New Writers, for her composite novel, Homesick, which comprises a series of interlinked short stories about a community of Sri Lankan immigrants in London. Homesick was published in autumn 2010 by Impress books. Her story Three Cuts is published in the anthology Sing Sorrow Sorrow published by Seren in October 2010. Roshi has also been given a special commendation by the judges of the Manchester Fiction Prize, and has been longlisted for the Bridport Prize 2009. Roshi lives in Gloucestershire with her partner and four children.