Shalini Sengupta

Dr Shalini Sengupta is a postdoctoral researcher for an ERC/FWF-funded project titled ‘Poetry Off the Page’ at the University of Vienna, where she works on contemporary British and diasporic poetry and performance. She earned her PhD in English from the University of Sussex, where her research was fully funded by the Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship (2017–2020). In April 2021, her thesis earned honourable mention for the Adam Weiler Doctoral Impact Award awarded annually to exceptional researchers registered at the University of Sussex. She remains a Ledbury Poetry Critic, and was selected for the national mentorship programme by Professor Sandeep Parmar (University of Liverpool) and Dr Sarah Howe (King’s College, London).

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