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Tag Archives: Ashok Ferrey

Beer, Roving, and getting to write your own headlines

Letter from the Galle Literary Festival 2011. – For theartsdesk

Chicken dancing, naughty Tamil literature, and Rana Dasgupta goes Solo (outdoors)

Galle Literary Festival diary – part 3.

(Beer and) Roving on the literary circuit

Despatches from the Galle Literary Festival (SL Sunday Times).

Geoff Dyer, Michael Frayn, and other people who were or were not there

GLF diaries – part the second.

In which the author expresses his love for Wendy Cope

Diary from the Galle Literary Festival (preamble).

Immigration, insurrection, and the elephant in the room: Ashok Ferrey gets serious

Given the continuing success of his two Gratiaen-nominated story collections, Colpetty People and The Good Little Ceylonese Girl, Ashok Ferrey’s first novel could fairly have been described as ‘long-awaited’… if only anyone had known it was coming. But then that’s not how Serendipity works, is it? And now all of Colombo is chattering about the [...]