Joanna Luloff received her MFA in 2001 from Emerson College, where she taught literature, composition and creative writing for five years. Currently she lives in Norwich, England. “Let Them Ask” was her first publication. 
Mar 01 2006
Let Them Ask
Amali felt the gaze of the other girls studying her as Chamila joined the class. It took all of her concentration to keep a fixed gaze on her notebook, on the neat script of the English letters making up her name. The ‘A’ came up to a determined point that she liked. In English, her name announced itself on the page with strength, like a ladder climbing skyward. In Sinhala, her name began in endless loops, constantly circling themselves, leading nowhere.