Writing Asia-Based Fiction for a Global Audience


Balli Jaswal, Manu Joseph & Shehan Karunatilaka

Are writers responsible for explaining cultural contexts to modern-day readers? In an age when an astonishing 60% of the world’s population lives in Asia, three award-winning writers explore penning stories – for fiction or film – in a world where tales still tend to be tailored towards Western readers. A challenging conversation chaired by Thirangie Jayatilake.