Author Archives: Lucy Santos

Announcing New Crowns

The HWA are delighted to announce two new Crowns alongside the already established Debut Crown which will be awarded to outstanding historical writers in 2017. The Gold Crown will be awarded to the best historical novel of the year, and we will also be awarding a Non-fiction Crown for the best popular non-fiction historical work. […]

Cecilia Eckbäck Wins The Debut Crown!

Cecilia Ekbäck wins the 2016 HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown for her novel Wolf Winter. We spoke to Cecilia right after she accepted the award at Harrogate History Festival. More

HWA in The Guardian

Margaret Thatcher has narrowly beaten David Cameron to be named the worst prime minister of the past 100 years by historical writers. The Historical Writers’ Association surveyed its membership on their views of the 19 prime ministers who have led the UK since 1916, in advance both of this year’sHarrogate History festival later this week, […]

HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown 2016 was announced at this year’s History In The Court event on Thursday evening (30th June). Death and Mr Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis, published by Jonathan Cape The judges said: “A splendidly ambitious and tongue-in-cheek pastiche of the Victorian novel: The Pickwick Papers will never be the […]

The HWA reveals 2016 Goldsboro Debut Crown Longlist

The HWA reveals 2016 Goldsboro Debut Crown Longlist Twelve remarkable books will fight it out in the race for this year’s HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown award. Titles including The Hourglass Factory by Lucy Ribchester, Belonging by Umi Sinha, Cleopatra’s Shadows by Emily Holleman, Death and Mr Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis, Eden Gardens by Louise Brown, […]

HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown

We are delighted to announce that the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown shortlist will be revealed on 30th June 2016 at this year’s History In the Court, hosted by Goldsboro Books. This prestigious event is a celebration of the genre and is one of the most important dates in the historical fiction calendar. At History In […]