About

Di Jayawickrema is a Sri Lankan writer living in New York City. She writes short prose that approaches poetry and navigates (un/re)making memory, identity, and belonging. Her writing is forthcoming or has appeared in journals that include The Pinch, wildnessJellyfish Review, Pithead Chapel, and Entropy. A VONA alumnus and an incoming 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 features at The Rumpus. She is at work on her first book. Find her on Twitter @onpapercuts.