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Michael Mendis

Posted on 09/09/2014
By Commonwealth Foundation

Michael MendisMichael is a writer whose work bridges fiction and non-fiction. As winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Asia Region), he has had work published in Granta: his winning entry, The Sarong-Man in the Old House, and an Incubus for a Rainy Night.
You can find most of his current writing at his blog, Ironing Undertaken, which is his preferred platform of publication.
With experience as a political journalist and a features writer, having worked for such Sri Lankan news outlets as Ceylon Today and Lakbima, Michael is reading law at the University of Colombo.

Read more from Michael:

Narcissistic Selfies
On Facilitating Escape
Skirting The Edge
Following The Tightrope