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Emily Hauser is an award-winning classicist and the author of the acclaimed FOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL and FOR THE WINNER. Featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour and The Guardian alongside Colm Tóibín and Natalie Haynes, she is a Junior Fellow at Harvard and has won multiple awards including the University of Cambridge Chancellor's Medal. She lives in Boston MA with her husband.
Emily is an author, classicist and academic with a Ph.D. in Classics from Yale, and is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. She studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (BA Hons in Classics, 2009; MA Hons 2012), and at Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar from 2010-2011. Emily received a double first with distinction at Cambridge and has received numerous awards, including the Battie Scholarship, Hallam Prize and Chancellor's Medal for Classical Proficiency at Cambridge, and the Alice Derby Lang Prize at Yale. Her research focuses on women in antiquity, gender studies, Greek and Latin poetry, and the theory and practice of classical reception, particularly in contemporary fiction. Her first book, a fictional reworking of the Iliad, is published by Transworld (Penguin Random House) and is available now on Amazon and in bookstores; her second, For the Winner, has just been released in the UK.
To find out more about Emily's academic background and current research interests, click here, or download her CV here.
For details about her recently released novel, For the Winner (coming to the US in October 2017), click here.
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