Entries for the HWA Crowns for 2020 are now open. The Historical Writers’ Association gives three Crown Awards each year for exceptional historical writing.
The Historical Writers’ Association is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 HWA Crown Awards, celebrating the best historical writing of the year, fiction and non-fiction. After months of reading, discussing, disagreeing, agreeing, and many difficult choices, the judges have awarded the top prizes in the three categories, the Gold, Non-fiction, and Debut Crowns. […]
We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Award for an unpublished short story. The DDS/HWA Shortlist 2019 Joanna Dodd: Cissy Mullins Liz Kershaw: Finding a Way Home Julie Evans: Lancashire Census of 1881 Monique Hayes: Mileage Kate Jewell: The Daisy Fisher Cathy De’Freitas: The Queen’s Jewel Our final round […]
The 18 books shortlisted for HWA Crown Awards in 2019 have been announced. The search is now on to find the winners in the three awards categories: Gold Crown, Sharpe Books Non-fiction Crown and Debut Crown. The shortlisted books are: HWA Gold Crown Award 2019 Little by Edward Carey (Aardvark Bureau) In Little, Edward Carey brings the […]
The HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition for 2019
The Historical Writers’ Association has announced that they will be awarding two new Crown awards to outstanding historical writers in 2017, alongside the already established HWA Debut Crown. The HWA Endeavour Ink Gold Crown will be awarded to the best historical novel of the year, and the HWA Non-fiction Crown is for the best popular […]
The HWA is delighted to announce that the 2017 HWA Debut Crown is open for submissions. The HWA Debut Crown is a literary award for debut historical fiction awarded by the Historical Writers’ Association. It will be awarded to the what is, in the judges’ estimation, the best debut historical novel first published in the […]