Historia’s latest giveaway is the three remarkable books that won HWA Crowns earlier this month. We’re giving To Die in Spring, White King and Estoril to one winner. Follow the instructions below to enter. You’ve got four chances to win and can enter using any or all of the options: 1. Sign up to the Historia mailing list. […]
White King, Leanda de Lisle’s biography of Charles I, won the 2018 Historical Writers’ Association Non-fiction Crown at an awards ceremony earlier this month. Historia talks to the author of this “quietly revolutionary” book.
The HWA Non-fiction Crown celebrates the best in historical non-fiction writing.
At last the waiting’s over and the winners have been announced. At an awards party held at the Swedenborg Centre in London on 7 November, 2018, and hosted by historian Kate Williams, HWA members and colleagues celebrated the winners of the three HWA Crown awards and the HWA / Dorothy Dunnett short story competition. The Sharpe […]
Press release: Historian and broadcaster Kate Williams presented the Historical Writers’ Association Crown Awards for 2018 at a party at Swedenborg Hall in Bloomsbury on 7 November, 2018. The winner of the Debut Crown for 2018 was Estoril by Dejan Tiago-Stankovic; the Non-fiction Crown was awarded to Leanda de Lisle for White King: Charles I […]
With the winners of the three 2018 HWA Crown awards announced on Wednesday, 7 November, this is a good time to say thank you to our judges, who’ve spent many weeks reading the longlists and choosing the shortlists and will have to make the hard choice of one winner in their Crown award category. The […]
The Historical Writers’ Association (HWA) is delighted to announce the shortlisted books for the 2018 Gold, Non-Fiction and Debut HWA Crown Awards. Each shortlist category contains six outstanding books, ranging across centuries and continents and proving, once again, the richness, variety and vigour of historical writing currently being published in the UK. From all of […]
Thirty six remarkable books will fight it out in the race for the 2018 HWA Crowns, as the longlists
We talk to Jerry Brotton about his HWA Non-Fiction Crown shortlisted book, This Orient Isle. The HWA Non-fiction Crown celebrates the best in historical non-fiction writing. When did you first become interested in history? Since schooldays I’d always been interested in where history met literature, art and politics. My first degree was at Sussex University, a […]