Events – Historical Novel Society Historical fiction reviews, features, guides and member news Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:22:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 North American Conference Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:59:54 +0000 HNS2017

June 22nd-24th, 2017
Portland, Oregon

The conference will feature 1 full day of a la carte workshops + 2 full days of conference programming.

What is new for HNS2017 in Portland, the historic City of Roses:

The HNS Academy

One full day of a la carte craft workshops on Thurs. June 22, 2017, featuring:

  • Swordplay with David Blixt
  • An all-day writing craft workshop with internationally acclaimed bestselling author Kate Forsyth
  • Afternoon workshops with Heather Webb (how to write that killer “grabby” opening) and Gillian Bagwell (writing believable dialogue)
  • Costume Contest open to all attendees (if you’re a slow sewer, start stitching now!)
  • Period and genre-themed Koffee Klatches
  • Special ticketed Saturday afternoon readers’ festival open to the Portland community, featuring special programming, followed by the HNS conference book signing.
Australasian Conference Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:02:25 +0000 HNSA-conference

September 8th-10th 2017
Melbourne, Australia

More information at

UK Conference Mon, 29 May 2017 09:57:02 +0000

August 24th-26th, 2018
Westerwood Hotel, 1 St Andrews Drive, Nr Glasgow, G68 0EW

Details to follow