Carole Satyamurti

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Carole Satyamurti (born 1939) is a British poet, sociologist, and translator known for her modern retelling of the Mahabharata.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Satyamurti grew up in Kent, and lived in North America, Singapore and Uganda. She currently lives in London.[2]


She taught at the University of East London, and at the Tavistock Clinic where her main interest was relating psycholanalytic ideas to the stories people tell about themselves whether in formal autobiography or everyday encounters.[3]

She has been writer in residence at the University of Sussex and the College of Charleston.[3]

She teaches for the Arvon Foundation and for the Poetry School.[1] She is vice-president of Ver Poets. She runs poetry programs in Venice, Corfu and the National Gallery (London), with Gregory Warren Wilson.


Carole has won many awards including:






  1. ^ a b Naidu, Vayu. "'Human predicament engages me'". The Hindu. Retrieved 2017-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Carole Satyamurti – The Poetry Society". Retrieved 2017-03-06. 
  3. ^ a b f, poetry p. "about Carole". Retrieved 2017-03-06. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Carole Satyamurti". Retrieved 2017-03-06. 

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