Sri Lanka, Nov. 8 -- Prof. Harshana Rambukwella is a Trustee of the Gratiaen Trust and Professor in English and Director at the Postgraduate Institute of English, the Open University of Sri Lanka. He has also been a member of various literary panels, including the SwarnaPusthaka, Gratiaen Prize and the State Literary Prize for a number of years. As he has experience in Sinhala and English literary panels and literary criticism, the Sunday Observer spoke to Prof. Harshana Rambukwella to discuss issues regarding literary awards, criticism and Sri Lankan literature.


Q: Harshana Rambukwella was first known in the public sphere with the SwarnaPusthakaand Gratiaen Prize jury panels?

A: Yes, I first sat on the Gratiaen Prize' literar...