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The Historical Novel Society North America is “the place for historical fiction.”


Mark Your Calendars for the #HNS2023 Conference

It’s not too early to start getting excited about joining like-minded authors and lovers of historical fiction from June 8 to 10, 2023 in San Antonio.

The Call for Proposals goes out December 15, 2023 and registration opens February 15, 2023.

Save the dates and sign up here to receive our quarterly newsletter and all the conference information as soon as it’s available.


Announcing Our Special Guests at #HNS2023

We’re excited to welcome Lisa Wingate, Jamie Ford, Libbie Grant, and James Scott Bell as our special guests at #HNS2023! Read all about them here.


Announcing Our Agents & Editors at #HNS2023

Polish up your queries and get ready to pitch your novel at #HNS2023. Sign up for pitches and/or query-letter critique sessions when registration opens on February 15, 2023.

Read all about the agents and editors here.


What’s Your Conference Story?

Have you attended an HNS conference? Did you join us for A Taste of HNSNA, our first-ever mini-conference on July 23, 2022? If we, we want to hear from you about your experience at any HNS, HNSNA or HNSA conference. Share whatever takes your fancy—what sessions did you love? Which special guests fired your imagination? Did you make connections with other authors? Anything goes!


Memories of #HNS2021

Curious about what you’ll experience when you attend an HNSNA Conference?