Mesh Tennakoon

Mesh Tennakoon was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in England, Papua New Guinea and Australia. She has also lived and worked in Hong Kong. Based in Melbourne, for now, Mesh frequently travels across Asia, which is where she gets most of her inspiration. She is in the process of writing two collections of short stories. One, of which, is loosely based on recently discovered family secrets. The story Kattadiya is from this collection. She holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University, Australia.