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Poetry Reading by Shanta Acharya

(Free admission — all welcome)

Michaelmas Term 2019. Pembroke College. Mary Hyde Eccles Room.

Wednesday, 30th October 2019: 6.00pm

*Shanta Acharya* won a scholarship to Oxford and was among the first batch
of women admitted to Worcester College. A recipient of the Violet Vaughan
Morgan Fellowship, she was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy for her work on
Ralph Waldo Emerson. She was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of
English and American Literature and Languages at Harvard University before
joining an American investment bank in London. The author of eleven books,
her publications range from poetry, literary criticism and fiction to
finance. Her latest book is *Imagine: New and Selected Poems*
(HarperCollins, India; 2017). A new poetry collection is forthcoming in

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