Historical Novel Society Australasia

The 2017 Historical Novel Society Australasia Conference is being held on Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th September 2017 in Melbourne, and will explore the theme of Identity: Origins and Diaspora. The full programme can be found here.

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Some more information from the Historical Novel Society’s blog:

Over 60 fabulous speakers

In a celebration of the historical fiction genre, our three day informative and interactive weekend program will showcase over 60 speakers discussing writing craft, research, inspiration, publishing pathways and personal histories. Among these are acclaimed historical novelists such as Kerry Greenwood, Kate Forsyth, Deborah Challinor, Lucy Treloar, Sophie Masson, Sulari Gentill, Robert Gott, Arnold Zable, Gary Crew, Melissa Ashley, Kate Mildenhall, Juliet Marillier, Pamela Hart, Kelly Gardiner and Libby Hathorn.

My dear friend Wendy J. Dunn, who’s penned several wonderful Tudor novels—Dear Hear, How Like You This?, The Light in the Labyrinth and Falling Pomegranate Seeds—will take part in a panel on 9 September, discussing ‘How to Transmute Research into Compelling Historical Fiction’. She is also chairing the academic panel, ‘The Lie of History: How the Mirror of the Present Shapes the Past for its Own Purposes’.

Early bird tickets will be available until 30 June 2017 or until Early Bird tickets are sold out.

Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this wonderful event! Book your tickets now.

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  1. Dawn 1st says:

    Sounds a wonderful event…shame l live 10.000 miles away !!?

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