Anuk Arudpragasam

  • Sri Lanka
  • Columbia University
  • 2020-2021
Anuk Arudpragasam

A Sri Lankan Tamil novelist, Anuk Arudpragasam received his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University in 2019. His first novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage, won the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was shortlisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize.

Exile from the Senses

At the Institute he will be working on Exile from the Senses, a book-length work of non-fiction that moves across the genres of philosophy, literary essay, anthropology, and memoir.