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Original features from our print magazines.

Three Queens and a Knave: Interview with C.W. Gortner

C. W. Gortner is one of the most successful writers of popular historical fiction to emerge in recent years. His novels about some ...Read Article

The Gourmands

First published in the Winter 2011 edition of Solander magazine – copyright remains with the author. Michael J. DeLuca came to “The Gourmands” through rather ...Read Article

Bookselling in the field

The Festival of History is English Heritage’s flagship event of the year. Staged in acres of fields outside Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire, ...Read Article

Advice From an Agent

William Dietrich, NY Times bestselling author and Pulitzer-winning journalist, has given us permission to post this piece from his blog about San Diego ...Read Article

The Torch of God

First published in the Winter 2009 edition of Solander magazine – copyright remains with the author. David has a website and blog, and we reviewed ...Read Article

More than a Matter of Words

Lucinda Byatt looks at four Italian historical novels in translation. Walter Scott is generally regarded as the “inventor” of the historical novel, but ...Read Article

The Enduring Specimen

First published in the May 2009 edition of Solander magazine – copyright remains with the author. Jorge Contreras is currently a professor of law in ...Read Article

Staff Publications: Sally Zigmond’s Chasing Angels

When Sally Zigmond’s husband took up mountaineering, she began immersing herself in the history of the pastime. While scanning the shelves in ...Read Article

Making the Leap from Fact to Fiction

Popular historian Alison Weir talks to Lucinda Byatt about her first historical novel. Alison Weir is a name that will be familiar to ...Read Article

New Zealand Historical Fiction’s Coming of Age

Historical novel writing can be measured and weighed by the age of a country. The first historical writings in New Zealand can be ...Read Article

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