Minoli Salgado is a writer and academic who teaches English Literature at the University of Sussex, England. She represented Sri Lanka at Poetry Parnassus in 2012, and won the inaugural SI Leeds Literary Prize for her forthcoming novel, ‘A Little Dust on the Eyes’.

‘The Breach’ originally appeared in ‘Bridges: A Global Anthology of Short Stories’, ed. Maurice A.Lee (Temenos, 2012), and is republished here with permission from the author.