Marisa Wikramanayake

Marisa is a Perth based Sri Lankan born writer, editor and journalist. She writes novels & her first book was published at 17 & shortlisted for Michael Ondaatje’s Gratiaen Award. She has judged & edited for Viva La Novella, has convened the 2013 Perth conference for IPEd, organises for MEAA and DWOA and writes for Australian Women Writers. She used to cover politics and business and science news and now freelances to keep her cat in cat food.