Roma Tearne

Roma Tearne is a Sri Lankan born novelist and film maker living in the UK. She left Sri Lanka with her family, at the start of the civil unrest during the 1960s. She trained as a painter and filmmaker at the Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford and then was Leverhulme artist in residence at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. She has written six novels. Her fifth, The Road To Urbino was published by Little Brown in June 2012 to coincide with the premier of her film of that name at the National Gallery in London. She has been shortlisted for the Costa, the Kirimaya & LA Times book prize and longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2011 and, in 2012, the Asian Man Booker. Her sixth novel The White City was published in April 2017.

Anthologies featuring Roma Tearne

Refugee Tales: Volume III

The third volume of Refugee Tales, writers and poets tell the stories of refugees who have suffered under UK immigration rule.