Press

Launch of I Am Kavi with Brazos Bookstore
Q&A with Boulder Book Store
Interview with Legit KidLit
Interview with Second Star to the Right Bookstore

Review of My Best Friend’s Bangles | Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books | June 2024

Kirkus Review of My Best Friend’s Bangles | Kirkus Reviews | April 2024

Across So Many Years | The Horn Book | February 2024

Seven Books That Explore A Sense Of Place | Mochi Magazine | January 2024

The Horn Book Starred Review of I Am Kavi | The Horn Book | November 2023

Debut Author Interview with Thushanthi Ponweera | From The Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors | November 2023

The Sri Lankan Writers Behind A Contemporary ‘Literary Renaissance’ | The National Gulf | October 2023

I Am Kavi Launch Video | Brazos Bookstore | September 2023

Interview with Thushanthi Ponweera about I AM KAVI | MG Book Village | September 2023

Legit Kid Lit with Thushanthi Ponweera | Legit Kidlit (Video Interview) | September 2023

An Indies Introduce Q&A with Thushanthi Ponweera | American Booksellers Association | September 2023

Book Review: I Am Kavi by Thushanthi Ponweera | Teen Librarian Toolbox | September 2023

A Lovely Quick Interview with Author – Thushanthi Ponweera: I Am Kavi | Second Star to the Right Books (Video Interview) | August 2023

I Am Kavi: A Deeply Sri Lankan Experience | The Morning | August 2023

September/October 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview | American Bookseller’s Association | August 2023

A Poetic Debut | The Sunday Times | August 2023

Meg Eden Kuyatt Reviews I Am Kavi | Diverse Verse | July 2023

Publishers Weekly Review of I Am Kavi | Publishers Weekly | July 2023

Interview with Gayathri Sethi | Desi Book Aunty | July 2023

Kirkus Review of I Am Kavi | Kirkus Reviews | July 2023

Summer/Fall 2023 Indies Introduce Featured Titles | American Bookseller’s Association | May 2023

Thushanthi Ponweera Shares a Poem About Feeling Beautiful | The Children’s Book Podcast | April 2023

Sixteen Creative, Rising Voices Named 2021 We Need Diverse Books Mentees | We Need Diverse Books | January 2021