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Learning From Those Who’ve Endured: The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan

Mark Sullivan admits that “after the publication of Beneath a Scarlet Sky [Lake Union Publishing, 2017], some people said I’d never find a ...Read Article

Finding Lucy Stone – Leaving Coy’s Hill by Katherine A. Sherbrooke

When she decided to write a novel about suffragist and abolitionist, Lucy Stone, Katherine A. Sherbrooke felt a strong sense of responsibility. “Given ...Read Article

Forthcoming historical novels for 2021

The Historical Novel Society lists mainstream and small press historical titles for books set in eras up to the early 1970s.  Details are ...Read Article

New books by Historical Novel Society members, May 2021

Congrats to the following author members on their new releases! If you’ve written a historical novel or nonfiction work published (or to ...Read Article

How to find a literary agent for historical fiction

Finding a literary agent who can sell your work, win you commissions, and look after your author journey is like finding the Holy ...Read Article

New Voices: Hope Adams, Rafe Posey, Dianna Rostad and Rebecca Starford

Hope Adams, Rafe Posey, Dianna Rostad and Rebecca Starford have brought to life well-documented historical events through the tragedies and achievements of individual ...Read Article

Brewing Up Tasmanian Fiction: Karen Brooks Shares Secret Ingredients

Karen Brooks has written many historical novels, including The Brewer’s Tale / The Lady Brewer of London (MIRA Australia, 2014; William Morrow, 2020), set in 15...Read Article

Historical Climate Fiction: Ripping Out Earth’s Resources

Before the COVID-19 pandemic altered our lives, climate change was the issue dominating global conversation. Of course this was not a new area ...Read Article

Marie Curie’s Many Lives: Jillian Cantor’s Half Life

Jillian Cantor’s new novel Half Life (Harper Perennial, 2021) is the story of scientific pioneer Marie Curie, whose discoveries about radioactivity led to ...Read Article

Ask the Agent: Kevan Lyon

Richard Lee Talks with Kevan Lyon of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency We first chat about Kevan’s ‘Lyonesses’, a group of her ...Read Article

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