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Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.


Ariyawansa Ranaweera

Ariyawansa Ranaweera is a prolific poet who has published many collections. He has also translated into Sinhala the works of many foreign authors.  He is highly acclaimed for his deft and simple use of language and exceptional ability to obtain from landscapes that are considered 'ordinary' and unlikely to yield or inspire poetry, thoughts and lines that are truly startling in terms of revealing facets of the eternal verities.

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