Evangeline Holland

About me

I was raised on both coasts and straight down the middle of America, where the cobblestone streets of Old Town Alexandria, the wild prairies and outlaws of Kansas, and the rolling hills of San Francisco inspired my thirst for history. Luckily, I was able to grow up and continue slake this passion with the best job in the world: writing historical fiction. I live with my family in Northern California with incredibly possessive and territorial cat, a perpetually disastrous kitchen, and a house full of books.

From my website

PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: The Adventures of Selika

Thrilled that Cesar nominated @Karidjatoure (Girlhood) is confirmed to star in #TheAdventuresofSelika – fab start to the week! @stylereins pic.twitter.com/V9A97QJJwY — The Equestrian Film (@equestrianfilm) October 24, 2016 According to Black Female Equestrian, “Selika Lazevski, a 19th century equestrian was photographed here by Felix Nadar in 1891 in Paris, France.…

The Lady Eve

From “The first book of Eve / Drawn by Fish” The early twentieth century can be considered the beginning of the golden age of illustration. From James Montgomery Flagg, to Charles Dana Gibson, to Nell Brinkley, magazines and advertisers and newspapers attracted and delighted millions of consumers using eye-catching graphics.…

Why a War You’ve Never Heard of Matters More Than Ever

Featured photograph of a Filipino soldier blowing a horn to call for formation, from the University of Michigan Special Collections Library. The Philippine-American War (1899-1913) is one reason why the new president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has announced his “separation from the United States” and his dependence on China.…

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