Saman M Kariyakarawane is a Lecturer by profession and has interests and extensive experience in the fields of cultural studies, literary criticism and drama and theatre. He completed his Bachelor of Arts (Hon) degree and M.Phil in the University of Ruhuna and a Masters in the University of Kelaniya. He was a former Lecturer in the University of Ruhuna and presently a visiting lecturer in Sri Jayawardenapura and Sabaragamuwa universities of Sri Lanka. Being a literary critic, Saman has produced a number of literary contents to share his intellectual inputs to evaluate and discuss literature. Apart from his literary activities, Saman also is a social activist in media and human rights.