Bernard Cornwell

About me

Born in London, now living in Charleston, South Carolina, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Author of the SHARPE books, the SAXON STORIES featuring Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the GRAIL QUEST books featuring Thomas of Hookton, and the WARLORD trilogy about King Arthur. And many others.

From my website

UK visit

I am looking forward to a visit to the UK and the release of my next book Fools and Mortals.   Sunday, 15 October – Cheltenham Literature Festival – Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA, Baillie Gifford Stage – 2.30 – 3.30 pm – a conversation with Times Literary Editor Robbie Millen…

Reimagining Shakespeare: The Bard at Home and Away

I’m delighted to be part of the Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival – and to be a presenter, along with Dominic Dromgoole, Director of London’s Globe Theatre for 11 years and Dr. Nan Morrison a professor emeritus of English at the College of Charleston, of Reinmagining Shakespeare: The Bard at Home and Away. The event will…

Fools and Mortals

My next book will be titled ‘Fools and Mortals’. ‘Fools and Mortals’ follows the young Richard Shakespeare, an actor struggling to make his way in a company dominated by his estranged older brother, William. As the growth of theatre blooms, their rivalry – and that of the playhouses, playwrights and…

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