Dr Gillian Polack is a writer, editor, researcher and teacher. Four of her books have been shortlisted for awards. One of her short stories actually won an award and others have been listed as recommended reading on international years’ best lists. She has PhDs in Creative Writing and in Medieval History. Her research includes how writers think of history and how they use it in their fiction, and how other aspects of culture are encoded into novels, and demystifying the medieval era, in The Middle Ages Unlocked: A Guide to Life in Medieval England, 1050-1300.
Gillian is part of our 2019 conference, and offering her popular masterclasses.