Indran Amirthanayagam

Johanna Lawshea

Indran Amirthanayagam is a Sri Lankan-American poet-diplomat, essayist and translator in English, Spanish and French. His Spanish collections include El Infierno de los Pajaros, El Hombre que Recoge Nidos, and “Sol Camuflado”.  His poems have been published in English in Grand Street, The Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, Exquisite Corpse, Hanging Loose, BOMB and elsewhere in the U.S.. His latest book of poetry is Uncivil War (Tsar Publications), a passionate, committed, and deeply humane collection that bear witness with unflinching honesty to the horrific violence of the Sri Lankan civil war.