Listen to Ru Freeman, Srilankan-born writer talking to Gaya Fernando on her life, thoughts and writing. Disclaimer : This is not a literary review and if you have not read her book you will still enjoy Ru’s perspectives. We discussed girls, growing up, the belief a mother has in her children, loving the place you were born in and the difference between abrasive and gentle discourse on war topics to name some of the themes of our conversations apart from the books she has and will publish.
There is nothing pretentious about Ru Freeman. Her voice, expressions, words and thoughts flow with no hesitation, disclaimers and qualifiers, which today precede most opinions publicly shared. You won’t hear cautious preambles to Ru’s take on politics or poetry.
I was interested in hearing Ru both as an author and a young woman on many issues Continue reading Artists & Life: Ru Freeman the Author