Now is the Time…the Gods Smiled on HNSOxford16

The patterns on Melvyn Bragg’s notepad were a revelation. More random than the intersecting arcs that shimmered over the forecourt of Oxford ...Read Article

Historical Fiction Under Southern Skies: The 2015 HNS Australasian Conference

A love of historical fiction knows no geographical limits. For years historical fiction fans from Australia, New Zealand, and south-east Asia have been ...Read Article

HNS 2013 US Conference: Attendee Perspectives

21-23 June 2013  |  St. Petersburg, Florida, USA It won’t have escaped your attention that HNS 2013 recently ended in St Petersburg, Florida.  A few ...Read Article

Something (actually, quite a lot) for those of us not at the conference this weekend

Yes, we all wish we were there – but the conference organisers have put together an absolutely wonderful set of interviews with the cast. ...Read Article

Philippa Gregory’s passionate defence of the historical novel

On Saturday 29th September, Philippa Gregory delivered a fabulous opening address at our London conference.  She discussed, among many other things, the importance ...Read Article

Remembering HNSLondon12

For so long we were anticipating HNSLondon12, and then it all arrived in a mad, wonderful, exhausting rush, and now we are looking ...Read Article

Reflections on the Salt Lake City HNS Conference

Tamara Mazzei: “Saving civilization is a big job. We’ve all got to work at it.” —Judith Merkle Riley When I originally offered ...Read Article

Celebrating Genre

Claire Morris on the Surrey International Writers’ Conference. As a writer, there is something unmatchable about attending a writers’ conference. And the larger ...Read Article