His association with M.D. Gunasena began with the printing of his second novel ‘‘Soma’’ in 1920. It was printed at the New Victor Press in fifth Cross Street. He continued to print and publish his novels with Gunasenas. The third novel to be written by Martin Wickramasinghe was ‘‘ Irangani’’. It was also printed by M.D.Gunasena. Through the years the works of Martin Wickramsinghe became synonymous with the Gunasena puplications.