Bringing Historical Fiction to Contemporary Audiences

San Francisco, CA/ Silver Spring, MD/ Chicago, IL

Writing about the past is never only about the history books. Historical fiction is deeply rooted in our present-day experiences, and these three authors will discuss why their novels, ranging from 17th century Amsterdam to 19th century America to 20th century Russia matter to readers today. They'll also discuss how their writing was shaped by both contemporary influences and rigorous historical research.
Bringing Historical Fiction to Contemporary Audiences