V.V. Ganeshananthan

V.V. Ganeshananthan, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of Love Marriage (Random House), a novel set in Sri Lanka and its diaspora. The novel, one of Washington Post Book World's Best of 2008, was also longlisted for the Orange Prize and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. She is the Zell Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.

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