• Romesh  Gunesekera

    Romesh Gunesekera

    Agent : Bill Hamilton

    Romesh Gunesekera is the author of many acclaimed works of fiction including Reef, which was shortlisted for the 1994 Booker Prize, The Sandglass, winner of the inaugural BBC Asia Award, and The Match, a ground-breaking cricket novel. His debut collection of stories, Monkfish Moon, was a New York Times Notable Book.

    Noontide Toll, published in 2014 by Granta, captured a vital moment in post-war Sri Lanka. His 2019 novel, Suncatcher (Bloomsbury and New Press), returns to the era of Reef and a story of divided loyalties and endangered friendship.
    He is also the co-author (with A L Kennedy) of the Writers’ & Artists Companion: Novel Writing.
    His fiction has been translated into over a dozen languages and he is the recipient of many awards including a Premio Mondello in Italy. He was born in Colombo and lives in London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.