Catalogue of Sinhala, English and Tamil books, which are being evaluated for the presentation of State Literary Awards 2015 jointly organized by the State Literary Panel, Department of Cultural Affairs and the State Ministry of Cultural Affairs, has now been referred to all District Secretariats island wide.
This document includes books which have been registered at the National Archives for the year 2014 as well as books submitted to the State Literary Panel by authors and publishers.
The said catalogue can be examined from May 15 to June15, 2015 at all District Secretariats throughout the island, the Sri Lanka Arts Council, the National Art Gallery and the Department of Cultural Affairs.
The catalogue can also be accessed through the website www.culturaldept.gov.lk
Any books first published in 2014, but have not been included in the above catalogue can be sent by registered post to the Secretary, State Literary Panel, Department of Cultural Affairs, 8th Floor, Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla, or handed over to the Department of Cultural Affairs, together with a letter mentioning the reasons adduced by the author, before June 20, 2015.