Shanta Acharya has the rare achievement of being published in fields as diverse as poetry, fiction, literary studies and finance.
Her latest publication is Imagine: New and Selected Poems by HarperCollins, India, 2017. Her previous books of poetry are Dreams That Spell The Light (2010), Shringara (2006), Looking In, Looking Out (2005), Numbering Our Days’ Illusions (1995) and Not This, Not That (1994). Her doctoral study, The Influence of Indian Thought on Ralph Waldo Emerson, was published by The Edwin Mellen Press, USA, in 2001. Her poetry, reviews and articles are published widely in journals and anthologies worldwide.
She is the author of three books on asset management — Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge, with Elroy Dimson (Oxford University Press, UK; 2007), Asset Management: Equities Demystified (Wiley, UK; 2002) and Investing in India (Macmillan, UK; 1998). Her articles and interviews have appeared in various international publications.
Her first novel, A World Elsewhere, was published in 2015.