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.
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Nailed a four-book deal with HarperCollins
January 26, 2018
HarperCollins has offered me a four book deal: they’ll be picking up my Commonwealth Empires trilogy (which I’ve been working on since November 2017) AND Numbercaste. It’s apparently the only four book deal offered to a Sri Lankan, and one of largest multi-book deals in this chunk of the world….Read more
Submitted to Gods of Clay anthology
January 24, 2018
Completed a 3000-word short story for the Gods of Clay anthology done by the Scifi Roundtable. It’s a science fiction story about God – a god who spans the entire universe, so vast that stars are neurons and black holes are computation nodes. It plays on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin…Read more
Finished my first comic script
January 23, 2018
I’ve been working on a script for a 4-page comic short with Sachi Ediriweera of Lionborn. To see what I’m talking about, check out his first comic short this year. It’s up on behance.net/gallery/60543451/Long-May-He-Live Pretty stoked to start the year with something I’ve never done before.Read more