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The Spires of Saint-Sulpice, Autumn prize-winning original fiction from Svetlana Kortchik

Svetlana Kortchik, our Autumn prize-winner for short fiction, was born in a small Siberian town of Tomsk and, when she was 16, moved to ...Read Article

In the Man’s World of the Past – Jenny Barden in conversation with C. W. Gortner

C.W. Gortner is the internationally bestselling author of The Confessions of Catherine de Medici, The Last Queen and The Queen’s Vow, ...Read Article

Lindsey Davis: On writing ‘when the mood takes me’.

Lindsey Davis is the Chair of the Society of Authors, and will be a Guest of Honour at the HNSLondon12 Conference in September. ...Read Article

The Original EastEnders

Jean Fullerton discusses her novels set in London’s East End Jean Fullerton was born within the sound of Bow Bells and still ...Read Article

Smoke & Mirrors

Clare Clark on making fiction out of fact   Clare Clark’s new novel Beautiful Lies is a book rich in texture. Beginning ...Read Article

The March of the Legions

An Interview with authors Nick Brown & Anthony Riches The camp fires of the Roman legions have long since died away, but they ...Read Article

Judging the Walter Scott Prize

Professor Louise Richardson talks to Lucinda Byatt It is not very usual for literary prizes to include academics on their judging panels. Professor ...Read Article

Lace, Love & Contraband

Author Iris Anthony discusses her novel, The Ruins of Lace EC: What fascinates you about the forbidden lace trade in the 17th century? ...Read Article

To Horse! Horses and Riding in the Historical Novel

Most historical novels that include riding give nothing very much in the way of what it feels like to be on a horse. ...Read Article

The Olympics in Historical Fiction: An Elusive Event

The mere mention of the London Olympics conjures up a raft of superlatives. Over 10,000 athletes will compete in hundreds of events covering 26 sports. ...Read Article

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