How to bring the past to life
Chiswick Library will hold a talk on historical fiction writing on Monday 28th April at 7pm.
Historical Fiction Author Panel: 'It's not the Present in Fancy Dress: Bringing the past to life'
Shortlisted and multi award winning historical novelists Aly Monroe, Imogen Robertson and Laura Wilson discuss their craft.
Cost: £3.00/£1.50 for library members
Limited tickets available in Chiswick library and Waterstones Chiswick
Aly writes historical thrillers set in the 1940s and is widely critically acclaimed having been shortlisted for the 2010 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award and winning the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award in 2012. The latest novel in the series, Black Bear was published in 2013.
Imogen directed for TV, film and radio before becoming a full-time author. She won the Telegraph's 'First thousand words of a novel competition' in 2007 and has also been shortlisted for the CWA / Ellis Peters Historical Dagger. The fifth novel in the Crowther and Westerman series, Theft of Life will be out in May this year.
Laura’s historical mystery series features Ted Stratton, a detective in London during the Second World War. The first novel in the series, Stratton’s War, won the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award in 2008. Two of her stand-alone novels, The Lover and A Thousand Lies were both shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger. Laura is the crime reviewer for The Guardian.
March 21, 2014