Agent: Clare Alexander
Aitken Alexander Associates Ltd
291 Gray’s Inn Road
t: 020 7373 8672
writer, researcher and academic
Dr Kate Teltscher is a Reader in English Literature at the University of Roehampton and Visiting Researcher at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. As a cultural historian, her research has focused on colonial contact between Britain and Asia and she is the author of two acclaimed books, India Inscribed: European and British Writing on India, 1600-1800 and The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet, which was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography. She has edited Henry Yule and A. C. Burnell’s legendary lexicon, Hobson-Jobson: The Definitive Glossary of British India. Her latest book is Palace of Palms: Tropical Dreams and the Making of Kew. She lives in south-west London with her family.