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Inside JGU 2020 - Issue 10 (October)

JSLH Alumnus Publishes her First Book entitled ‘Forever, Like the Stars’

Akanksha Thirani, a recent alumnus of the Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities (JSLH) who graduated in fall 2019, published her very first book titled ‘Forever, Like the Stars’


The book comprises over 300 micro-poems. Further, the book has been illustrated by six artists residing in the Philippines, Brazil, Turkey, the USA, Taiwan and Serbia. The book is available worldwide and has received an encouraging response on her Instagram Poetry page.


Forever, Like the Stars is available worldwide through various amazon marketplaces here: 


JGU played a big role in Akanksha’s discovery of her passion. Here is what she had to say about it:


“A big chunk of poems that are a part of this book were written during my time at JGU. This book was inspired not only by the beautiful people I met at JGU but also by the star-studded nights that fill campus skies, the breath-taking sunsets that Sonipat skies offer, the blood-red moons that often appear for those looking up above, and the refreshing rainfall and winds that dance across campus fields. I am grateful I found a part of myself in JGU and I know now that JGU will always be a big part of me. I thank this space and all the people who are a part of it for inspiring me to write and publish my very first book. I strongly believe that I am all the moments I have experienced with all the people I have met in my life. And, I am most thankful to JGU for giving me absolute life-changing experiences, opportunities, and people who inspire me to reach for the stars every single day.”