Yudhanjaya Wijeratne: [n] Science fiction author and Big Data researcher from Sri Lanka. Spends days filling notebooks with strange ideas and code. Huge fan of William Gibson, Brandon Sanderson, Dianna Wynne Jones and Doctor Who. Has just realized that he’s uncomfortable talking about himself in the third person.
IN PROGRESS [as of October 2017]
- Dreadnought – a short story in Craig Martelle’s Expanding Universe III anthology. Explores a starship AI trying to understand war and death through Tennyson’s Charge of the Light Brigade.
- The Blue Mountain [tentative title] – a mute girl from a post-apocalyptic Colombo decides to find out what lies beyond the mountain of garbage looming in the background. Explores Lord of the Flies -ish societies and a Sri Lanka ruined beyond all recognition.