About

Di Jayawickrema is a Sri Lankan New Yorker. She writes short prose that approaches poetry and navigates (un/re)making memory, identity, and belonging. Her writing has appeared in journals that include New Delta Review, The Pinch, wildness, and Entropy. A VONA alumnus and a Kundiman fellow, her writing has been nominated for Best of the Net, longlisted in Wigleaf Top 50, and anthologized in Best Microfiction 2021. She is an Assistant Editor for fiction at The Offing and for features at The Rumpus. She is at work on her first book. Find her on Twitter @onpapercuts.