The ever-popular Cold Reads sessions will be offered at #HNS2023. Here’s what you need to know:

All attendees at #HNS2023 are welcome to participate in the Cold Reads sessions. There is no advance signup to attend, but the window for submitting a manuscript page to be read is May 1 to June 1, 2023.

When

  • There will be one Cold Reads session open to virtual attendees only at the #HNS2023 virtual conference on Tuesday afternoon at 3:15 (CT).
  • There will be two Cold Reads sessions open to in person attendees only at the #HNS2023 live conference: one on Friday morning at 9:15 (CT) and one on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 (CT).

Before the Conference

By May 1, all registrants will be emailed instructions about how to submit their page, including the Submittable link. Pages will be randomly selected before the conference.

The Submittable link for submitting your page is: https://historicalnovelsocietyna.submittable.com/submit/260757/cold-reads-2023

If you don’t have a submittable account you’ll be prompted to sign up for one, and then you’ll be taken to the page for Cold Reads submissions.

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