PAST WINNERS

Winners of Gratiaen Prize 2011

2011 Winner

There’s Something I Have to Tell You
Madhubhashini Disanayaka-Ratnayake

Bio data of Authors

There’s Something I Have to Tell You
Madhubhashini Disanayaka-Ratnayake

Madhubhashini Disanayaka-Ratnayake currently works as the Head of the English Language Teaching Unit at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She has a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from New York University which she attended on a Fulbright Scholarship. She was awarded the State Literary Award for the Best Collection of Short Stories in English in 1991 and has previously been shortlisted twice for the Gratiaen Award. She currently edits the 100 Word creative writing page which she started in 1997 in The Sunday Times newspaper. She is a violinist and a sitarist who has left both instruments aside since marrying a musician.