The author of this poetry book Dr. Premini Amarsinghe is a retired Consultant Radiologist, is yet another medical specialist who finds in creative writing a welcome diversion. She has published four novels to her credit.
Of these, the first, â€˜The Searchâ€™ was long listed for the Dublin IMP AS award. Her third novel, â€˜Tangled Threadsâ€™ was short-listed for the Gratiaen Award 2009. Her other novels are â€˜Sophies Storyâ€™ and â€˜The Golden Deerâ€™.
This publication comprises â€˜The Old Weaveâ€™ a reprint of her collection of poems â€˜Kaleidoscopeâ€™, (which was shortlisted for the Gratiaen Award 1998) and a more recent collection, â€˜The new Weaveâ€™.