Emily Hauser

Emily Hauser is an award-winning classicist and the author of the acclaimed Golden Apple trilogy, For the Most Beautiful, For the Winner and For the Immortal.

Featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and The Guardian alongside Colm Tóibín and Natalie Haynes, she is a Lecturer in Classics at the University of Exeter and has won multiple awards including the University of Cambridge Chancellor’s Medal. She lives in Devon with her husband Oliver.

Emily is an author, classicist and academic with a Ph.D. in Classics from Yale University, and is a lecturer in Classics at the University of Exeter. 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.