The longlist for the Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Short Story Competition 2019.
LJ Trafford is one of the authors selected to write for Rubicon, a collection of short stories set in Ancient Rome. Her books cover the turbulent ‘Year of the Four Emperors’, which followed the death of Nero in AD 68. Her short story for Rubicon, The Wedding, is set a little earlier, when Nero was […]
Rubicon is a new collection of ten short stories set in Ancient Rome by leading UK historical storytellers. Brought to you by the Historical Writers’ Association, Rubicon also includes interviews with each author
Returning to the beloved characters who populate Orla McAlinden’s award-winning debut The Accidental Wife, and introducing many new ones, Full of Grace probes deep into stories of love, betrayal, survival and belonging in a changing land
The HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition for 2019
We’re delighted to publish the winner of the 2018 HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Prize. Nineteen Above Discovery by Jennifer Falkner is a beautifully-crafted, brooding story set in the bleakness of the Klondike in the depths of winter. August 31, 1896. Here, to avoid being poor, we live worse than tramps, turning the earth inside out. Last night […]
A surprise double win for Jennifer Falkner at the Historical Writers’ Association / Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition 2018
Prizes: £500, publication in the Whispering Gallery and on www.historiamag.com, mentoring session from author and agent, tickets to receive your award at the HWA Crowns Ceremony in London (November 2018). Two Highly Commended entries will also receive mentoring and invitations to the award ceremony in London. Can you transport a reader into the past? Can you tell a […]