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V. V. Ganeshananthan is a Sri Lankan American fiction writer, essayist, and journalist. She was born in 1980 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She is 40 years old. Ganeshananthan is the author of the novel "Love Marriage," which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2008 and a finalist for the Asian American Literary Award. She is also the author of the short story collection "Eighteenth-Century Saris and Other Stories," which was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Ganeshananthan has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The New Republic, The Guardian, The New Yorker, and other publications. She is a contributing editor at The Margins, the literary magazine of the Asian American Writers' Workshop. Ganeshananthan has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Corporation of Yaddo, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. She is a graduate of Harvard College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Ganeshananthan's net worth is not publicly available.

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She was the Zell Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Michigan through 2014. In 2015, she began teaching at the University of Minnesota.


Ganeshananthan is the author of Love Marriage, a novel set in Sri Lanka and North America, which was published by Random House in April 2008. Love Marriage was named one of The Washington Post Book World's Best of 2008 and appeared on the longlist for the Orange Prize. It was also selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick.


She graduated from Harvard College in 2002, and later earned her M.F.A. at the University of Iowa in 2005. In 2007, she earned another master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Bollinger Fellow specializing in arts and culture journalism.


Ganeshananthan began Love Marriage as part of her senior thesis at Harvard University under the direction of Jamaica Kincaid. In a series of vignettes, Ganeshananthan's novel chronicles how Sri Lankan politics have affected and continue to affect a particular family. Its narrator, Yalini, is a young woman born to Sri Lankan parents in New York on July 23, 1983—the same day as one of the most violent episodes in the Sri Lankan Civil War, Black July. The novel follows Yalini and her family from suburban America to Toronto, where they reunite with an uncle who has left Sri Lanka after a life of militancy with the Tamil Tigers.


V.V. "Sugi" Ganeshananthan (born 1980) is a Sri Lankan American fiction writer, essayist, and journalist. Her work has appeared in many leading newspapers and journals, including Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, and The Washington Post.