Udaya R. Tennakoon


Biography of Udaya R. Tennakoon

As a Diaspora Poet, he lives in Zürich, Switzerland, but his home country is Sri Lanka, where he was born in 1970. Being a political refugee, he sees the world in many perspectives and engages with writing, theater, and research. Tennakoon graduated from University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. At the University of Basel, Switzerland, and also at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, He has studied ‘History’ in his bachelor, ‘Drama and Theater’ and ‘Peace and Conflict Transformation’ for my master Studies. As a writer, he has published several books in Sinhala and has done some theater works. He contributes articles to many websites and also as a social activist, he has been engaging with many voluntary works inside Switzerland and Europe as well as outside in Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Udaya R. Tennakoon

Udaya R. Tennakoon's Works:

•Namuth Nihandai (But also Silent) 2012 September
•Badulla Pillar Inscription, tenth century and Re- reading(Badulu Tam Lipiya saha Dahavenisiyawasa Navethakiyaweema.) 2006
•Visanyojanaya - (Deconstruction – an introduction to post colonial Radio drama) 2003
•Sand Box and Classical Plays(Valipettiya Saha Sambhavya Nattya) - Translations of four classical play writers' short plays) 2000
•Andona (Lamenting -poetry) 1995

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Instinct wind of injustice
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