Elisabeth Storrs

About me

Elisabeth Storrs has long had a passion for the history, myths and legends of the ancient world. She graduated from University of Sydney in Arts Law, having studied Classics. Her curiosity piqued by an Etruscan sarcophagus depicting a couple embracing for eternity, she discovered the little known story of the struggle between Etruscan Veii and Republican Rome and the inspiration to write the TALES OF ANCIENT ROME series which have been endorsed by Ursula Le Guin, Kate Quinn, Ben Kane and Helen Hollick.

Elisabeth lives with her husband and two sons in Sydney, Australia, and over the years has worked as a solicitor, corporate lawyer and corporate governance consultant. She is a co founder of the Historical Novel Society Australasia.

From my website

On Inspiration: Interview with Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth is best known for her historical novel Bitter Greens, which interweaves a retelling of the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of the woman who first told the tale, the 17th century French writer Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force. Kate has continued her fascination with…

Interview: HNSA Programme Director

Sophie Masson was kind enough to interview me on her blog about the upcoming 2017 HNSAustralasia Conference in Melbourne. I’ve really enjoyed being the programme director!

Review of Call to Juno by Isobel Blackthorn

I was delighted to receive this lovely review of Call to Juno from Isobel Blackthorn, author of The Drago Tree. ‘It is refreshing to read of Roman times from a distinctly feminine perspective, one that captures the intimacy of motherhood and domesticity as much as it does the political horrors…

 
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