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Galle Lit Festival back with a bang

3 August 2015 - 114   - 0

Festival Director Amrita Pieris steps up to the podium and with that the press conference announcing the Fairway Galle Literary Festival (FGLF) of 2016 is underway. Her speech is full of good news. Not only will FGLF be returning on January 13, 2016, after a hiatus that has lasted three years, but Shyam Selvadurai is also back as one of a team of international curators, counted among whom are founder Geoffrey Dobbs and well-known author Sebastian Faulks. With GLF to return after three years and the winner of the prestigious DSC prize for South Asian literature also to be announced during the festival. [caption id="attachment_80405" align="alignnone" width="300"] At the launch of the Fairway Galle Lit Festival[/caption] Read more

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