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Ru Freeman

Ru Freeman is an award-winning Sri Lankan and American novelist, poet, editor, and critic, whose work appears internationally and in translation including in the UK Guardian, and the New York Times. She is the author of A Disobedient Girl and On Sal Mal Lane, a New York Times Editor’s Choice Book, and the editor of the anthologies, Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine and Indivisible: Global Leaders on Shared Security. She teaches creative writing in the US and abroad. Her new collection of fiction, Sleeping Alone, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press.