Nayomi Munaweera is the author of the novelsĀ Island of a Thousand Mirrors, which won the Commonwealth Book Prize for the Asian Region in 2013, and What Lies Between Us, which won the Sri Lankan National Book Award for best English novel and the Godage Award. She is anthologized in Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian-American Women on Obedience and Rebellion, and All the Women in My Family Sing.

MA, University of California, Riverside