BBC Asia Awards Book of the Night

Series nameBackground Information

This full colour booklet accompanied the BBC Asia Awards proceedings on 28 November 1998. The digitised pages include the introduction and Romesh Gunesekera’s award for Achievement in Writing and Literature.

Date of Creation / Publication1998
CreatorBBC Haymarket Exhibitions Limited
Associated Person/ OrganisationGunesekera, Romesh
Collection and Reference NumberRomesh Gunesekera Collection (GB 2661 RG)
Catalogue NumberRG/BI/3
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Romesh Gunesekera
Series notesThe digitised materials in this section comprise three photographs of Romesh Gunesekera, and selected pages from the 1998 BBC Asia Awards Programme. Gunesekera was the award winner for Achievement in Writing and Literature.

Collection notesThe Romesh Gunesekera Collection contains digital extracts of his short stories and novels, as well as several poems. The material also includes photographs, handwritten detailed research notes, and annotated manuscripts.