Find out what HWA members had to say about this year’s Harrogate History Festival…
Cecilia Ekbäck wins the 2016 HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown for her novel Wolf Winter.
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. […]
The winner of the HWA Debut Crown Award 2015 will be announced at the Harrogate History Festival on 22 October. The award, now in it’s fourth year, celebrates the best emerging voices in historical fiction. Readers can win all six titles in our amazing giveaway over on the HWA website. Five of the shortlisted authors will […]
The shortlist for this year’s HWA Debut Crown Award in new historical fiction was announced at the AGM on 17th June 2015. It’s an amazingly strong list, proving that there’s no shortage of great new writers choosing history as their subject. As HWA Chair, Manda Scott says, “It’s a testament to the incredible talent of these […]
Vikings invaded Harrogate on the evening of Thursday 23 October and, for an hour or so, stomped around the genteel furniture shops and posh kitchen emporia of northern England’s happiest city. In their mail, shields and helmets, carrying burning torches in the dark, they looked quite scary. They drew crowds of children and adults with […]