The Historical Writers’ Association (HWA) are delighted to announce the books that have been shortlisted for their 2017 Gold, Debut and Non-Fiction Crowns. We’re very proud of these shortlists and the outstanding quality of the books selected. These are all works which inspired the judges with their passion, conviction and superb story-telling. They take us […]
The Historical Writers’ Association announces the longlists for its 2017 Gold, Debut and Non-Fiction Crowns. It has been an exciting year in the wonderfully diverse world of historical publishing, and The Historical Writers’ Association (HWA) are delighted to announce the books that have been longlisted for their 2017 Gold, Debut and Non-Fiction Crowns. “I’m absolutely thrilled […]
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 […]
Cecilia Ekbäck wins the 2016 HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown for her novel Wolf Winter.
In the last of our Debut Crown interview series, Historia talks to Cecilia Ekbäck about her shortlisted novel, Wolf Winter. The HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown celebrates new voices in historical fiction. Have you always been interested in history? Throughout the years, I’ve been fortunate to live in many different countries. Learning the local history has […]
Tom Harper, Harrogate History’s Programming Chair, tells us what to expect at this year’s festival. London’s burning. Nero fiddles. In the shadow of the iron curtain, and in occupied France, spies swap secrets and betrayals. Revolution brews in Paris and Moscow, tanks rumble through the Ardennes, while dragons circle over the Iron Throne of Westeros. […]
We talk to Chris Moore about his HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown shortlisted novel, The Hoarse Oaths of Fife. The HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown celebrates new voices in historical fiction. Have you always been interested in history? Always. My dad was one of those guys who stops in the street to gawk every time he comes […]
Win all six HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown shortlisted novels – the best new historical fiction! We’re giving away a bundle of all six novels. Just follow the instructions below to enter. And because we’re feeling generous, you’ve got four chances to win: 1. Sign up to the Historia mailing list. We promise not to send […]