The 2020 HWA Crown Awards shortlists are announced, with 18 outstanding books in three categories: Gold Crown, Non-fiction Crown and Debut Crown. The judges on all three panels found it hard to choose from the longlisted books; nevertheless their shortlists represent the breadth – and depth – of recent historical writing. Congratulations from all at […]
See who has been achieving recognition for their historical writing, including awards from the Historical Writers Association and others.
We’re delighted to publish the winner of the HWA/Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Prize for 2019: The Daisy Fisher by Kate Jewell, and to announce that the 2020 competition is now open for entries. Full details are at the bottom of the page. An hour has passed. One hour since the women sent her home with […]
The longlist for the first HWA/Sharpe Books Unpublished Novel Award has been announced, with 12 “fresh and vital” manuscripts making it through to the next round of judging. Congratulations to all the authors! They are: Richard Bryson for Five Dark Moons Maggie Humm: Talland House Paula Lennon: The Adventures of Isaiah Ollenu Esquire Tim Oliver: […]
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. […]
The Historical Writers’ Association is delighted to announce the results of the HWA/Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition for 2019. Winner: Kate Jewell: The Daisy Fisher Highly commended: Cathy De’Freitas: The Queen’s Jewel Joanna Dodd: Cissy Mullins Shortlisted: Liz Kershaw: Finding a Way Home Julie Evans: Lancashire Census of 1881 Monique Hayes: Mileage Longlisted: Emily Bullock: […]
We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Award for an unpublished short story.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 […]
The longlist for the Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Short Story Competition 2019.