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Meet Booker Prize winner novelist Shehan Karunatilaka

The author received the Booker Prize for his novel: The Seven Moons of Maali Almeid

Shehan Karunatilaka at London

Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka has bagged the prestigious Booker Prize in fiction for his book The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida (2022). The author received a trophy from Queen Consort Camilla at a ceremony in London, along with $56,700 prize money.

He is the second Sri Lankan to win the award after Michael Ondaatje was awarded in 1992 for The English Patient.

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