Shehan Karunatilake is a Sri Lanka born freelance writer who currently resides in Singapore. He delved into advertising. He holds B.A with major in English and Post- Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. Chinaman, The Legend of Pradeep Mathew etc. are his published works.
Shehan Karunatilake’s the most notable work Chinaman begged him four awards including Commonwealth Book Prize and Gratiaen Prize. He was conferred with Gratiaen Prize thrice, for Chinaman and other works.