V.V. Ganeshananthan, Isankya Kodithuwakku, Meena Serendib, and Anand Mahadevan‏ in Samadhana 2012 Benefit Reading Series

Sri Lankans Without Borders (SLWB) proudly presents “Samadhana 2012 Benefit Reading Series”, a first-of-its-kind series of literary fundraisers featuring special readings and conversations with published and emerging writers from Canada and USA.

Samadhana 2012 seeks to not only celebrate the rich and diverse literary talent of authors, poets and spoken word artists from the Sri Lankan diaspora in Canada and USA but to also inspire others in the diaspora to write, speak and engage with each other in honest dialogue about their own experiences.

Samadhana 2012 Reading Series Presented by Sri Lankans Without Borders

Samadhana 2012 Reading Series Presented by Sri Lankans Without Borders


VENUE: The second evening of readings will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the ING DIRECT Downtown Café on 221 Yonge St. (at Yonge and Shuter)

V.V. Ganeshananthan (author of Love Marriage), Isankya Kodithuwakku (author of The Banana Tree Crisis) and Meena Serendib (actress and spoken word artist, An Open Love Letter to the Tamil Man and Sinhala Spring) will be reading from and talking about their work. The session will be moderated by Anand Mahadevan (author of The Strike).

We highly recommend you purchase the series ticket for your chance to enjoy everything that the series has to offer:

  • Priority seating;
  • Reception with writers;
  • Raffle draw entry for Chapters gift certificates and an afternoon of coffee and conversation with V.V. Ganeshananthan (author of Love Marriage) and Meena Serendib(actress, dancer and spoken word poet, An Open Love Letter to the Tamil Man and Sinhala Spring);
  • Exclusive after-party for each of the sessions (by invitation only);
  • Books for sale on site;
  • Unlimited cocktails and delicious Sri Lankan cuisine-inspired hors d’oeuvres;
  • Exclusive door prizes; and
  • Many more features.

At only $20 per event, our series ticket still offers a better deal on the remaining dates in the series when compared to the regular ticket price.  This is your last opportunity to take advantage of this great deal. Also, our special ticket price of $25 per event is available to those under 25 years of age, over 60 years of age, and in special circumstances. Please note that an additional discount of $10 off the special ticket price is available with promotional code, so please email us for more information.

If you have not yet purchased your tickets, please do so as soon as possible as only a very limited number will be available at the door. To purchase your tickets online in an easy and convenient way, please click here .