Lishan Perera

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Charinda Lishan Perera
Born (1994-07-03) 3 July 1994 (age 22)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Pen name "The" Jetmaniac
Occupation Novelist
Genre Fiction

Charinda Lishan Perera (born 3 July 1994) aka "The Jetmaniac" is a Sri Lankan author.[1]


Lishan wrote his first short story at the age of six. He became one of Sri Lanka's youngest published authors at the age of twelve, and went onto publish four books between 2006 and 2010.

One of his short stories was also selected to be published in a Daily News Anthology titled Nothing Grows Under the Banyan Tree in October 2007.[2]

In May 2008, Lishan was invited to speak as a panelist in a forum at the World Book Fair, Singapore[3]

He attended the Colombo International School.


  1. ^ Natasha Fernandopulle (October 5, 2008). "Fascinating fiction". The Sunday Times. Sri Lanka. Retrieved September 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Christmas @ writer's Den". Sunday Observer. Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited. 23 December 2007. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Teen author Lishan, a guest speaker at the World Book Fair in Singapore.". Sunday Observer. Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 

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