Janiru Liyanage

Janiru Liyanage is a 15-year-old school student and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet. His recent work appears or is forthcoming in [PANK], Diode Poetry Journal, Wildness Journal, The Journal Of Compressed Creative Arts, Ekphrastic Review, Cordite Poetry Review and elsewhere. He is a 2019 winner of the national Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, a recipient of an Ekphrastic Award from the Ekphrastic Review and Sydney finalist of the Australian Poetry Slam. Born as the son of Sinhalese immigrants, he currently lives in Sydney. 

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