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List of the most popular authors from Sri Lanka, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Sri Lanka authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Sri Lanka writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List includes Ananda Coomaraswamy, Sirilal Kodikara, more.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Sri Lanka?" and "Who are the best Sri Lanka authors?"

For further information on these historic Sri Lanka authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Sri Lanka authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Arthur C. Clarke 2001: A Space Odyssey, Rendezvous with Rama, Childhood's End

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Ananda Coomaraswamy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Ananda Coomaraswamy The Essential Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, The dance of Shiva, MediƦval Sinhalese art

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Shyam Selvadurai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Shyam Selvadurai Funny Boy, Swimming in the Monsoon Sea, Jardins de Cannelle

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Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah Sri Lanka--Ethnic Fratricide and the Dismantling of Democracy, Leveling Crowds, Culture

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Rajiva Wijesinha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Rajiva Wijesinha Sri Lanka in crisis^! 1977-88, The androgynous Trollope, Acts of Faith

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Cyril Ponnamperuma is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Cyril Ponnamperuma An investigation of mercury-amino acid complexes in the aqueous environment, Comets and the Origin of Life, A Lunar-Based Chemical Analysis Laboratory

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J. R. Jayewardene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
J. R. Jayewardene Six-year plan for Ceylon

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Carl Muller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Carl Muller The python of Pura Malai and other stories, The Tide Press of a Dedicated Life, Colombo

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John Kotelawala is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
John Kotelawala Ceylon and Kotelawala, An Asian prime minister's story

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Siri Gunasinghe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Ediriweera Sarachchandra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Ediriweera Sarachchandra The folk drama of Ceylon, The Sinhalese novel

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Ernest MacIntyre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Martin Wickramasinghe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Martin Wickramasinghe Kaliyugaya, Yuganthaya, Gamperaliya

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Anagarika Dharmapala is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Anagarika Dharmapala The life and teachings of Buddha

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Nissanka Wijeyeratne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Karunaratne Abeysekera is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Gamani Corea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Gamani Corea Taming commodity markets

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Sugathapala de Silva is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Sugathapala de Silva Biththi Hathara

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Mahagama Sekera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Gamini Haththotuwegama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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E. W. Adikaram is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
E. W. Adikaram Early history of Buddhism in Ceylon

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Saman Kelegama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Saman Kelegama India-Sri Lanka Bilateral Free Trade Agreement, Development under stress, Privatization in Sri Lanka

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R. A. Chandrasena is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Kumaraswamy Pulavar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Malaka Dewapriya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Simon Navagattegama is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Arisen Ahubudu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Sirilal Kodikara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Dominic Jeeva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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G. B. Senanayake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Jayalal Rohana is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Sunanda Mahendra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Chitra Fernando is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka
Chitra Fernando Idioms and idiomaticity

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Sengai Aaliyan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Harischandra Wijayatunga is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Vivimarie Vanderpoorten is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka

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Prageeth Eknaligoda is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Sri Lanka