Q&A with Booker Prize-winning Author
Shehan Karunatilaka

Spoken Word

Sat 29th June

11AM - 12PM
St Mary's Church


Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka grew up in Colombo, studied in New Zealand and has lived and worked in London, Amsterdam and Singapore. His 2010 debut novel Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew won the Commonwealth Book Prize, the DSC Prize, the Gratiaen Prize and was adjudged the second greatest cricket book of all time by Wisden. His third novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida (Sort of Books, 2022) was announced as the winner of the 2022 Booker Prize on 17 October 2022. 

Ely Arts Festival are proud to host this special Q & A session with this award winning writer.

St Mary's Church, St Mary's St, Ely CB7 4HF