Reading and writing historical fiction

26 October 2019, 15:30 - 16:30
Cambridge campus

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Four writers of historical fiction will talk about reading and writing historical fiction. Followed by book-signing.

Emma Flint’s debut Little Deaths is set in New York in 1965. It was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger, Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the Desmond Elliott Prize, and was chosen as one of the books of the year by The Guardian, Washington Post, The Irish Times, and Barnes & Noble.

Antonia Senior is a journalist and book reviewer for The Times, and is the author of novels set in seventeenth century England and twelfth century Scotland. Her latest book is The Tyrant’s Shadow.

Syd Moore is a former Channel 4 TV presenter and is the author of the Essex Witch Mystery series, novels inspired by the myths of her home county. Her latest book is The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas.

Hosted by Mick Finlay, author of the Arrowood series set in Victorian London. His latest book is The Murder Pit.

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Event Details

26 October 2019, 15:30 - 16:30
Cambridge campus
Bookings open on 23 September, please book here.

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