Interview with Dolen Perkins-Valdez, 2019 Guest of Honor

We are excited to have both Jeff Shaara and Dolen Perkins-Valdez with us at our upcoming 2019 conference as guests of honor. Today, Ms. Perkins-Valdez stops by our blog to answer a few questions about her books and the perspective that she brings to historical fiction set during the American Civil War. 1. What inspired … Continue reading Interview with Dolen Perkins-Valdez, 2019 Guest of Honor

Behind the Scenes at the HNS North America Conference

By Maryka Biaggio and Vanitha Sankaran Are you curious how the HNSNA Conference comes together? Well, we’d love to tell you! First, a few words about structure and organization. The Historical Novel Society was founded in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an international membership that promotes historical fiction, especially through its quarterly publication, the Historical … Continue reading Behind the Scenes at the HNS North America Conference

Your HNSNA Conference Board Hard at Work!

By Christine Trent, HNS North America Venue Chair After an exhaustive examination of nearly a dozen suitable properties in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, areas, your HNS North America board settled upon the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, located on the Potomac River just minutes from Washington, DC. The … Continue reading Your HNSNA Conference Board Hard at Work!