HNSA 2022 Online Program

 

Chat Salon: Tudor History with Wendy J Dunn

Online Via Zoom

A meticulous researcher and admirer of the Tudors, Wendy J Dunn has written novels about Anne Boleyn and Katherine of Aragon. Join Wendy to chat about your own favourites in the Tudor court. This chat salon will not be recorded. Wendy J. Dunn Wendy J. Dunn is an award-winning Australian author, playwright and poet. Her ... Read more

Chat Salon: Military History with Peter Watt

Online Via Zoom

Peter Watt’s epic adventure novels chronicle military conflicts from mid C19th to WW2. Come and meet Peter to hear his insights into researching military history and writing action packed stories. You’ll be able to share your own knowledge about this topic. This chat salon will not be recorded. Peter Watt Peter Watt's life experiences have ... Read more

Chat Salon: Food For Thought with Jacqui Newling

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With a Masters in Gastronomy, Jacqui Newling knows a recipe or two. She also has expertise in cooking and food throughout history. Bring along your lunch as well as your questions about period food and using the senses in your novels. You’ll enjoy a feast of ideas. This chat salon will not be recorded. Jacqui ... Read more

Chat Salon: Ancient World History with Colin Falconer

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Colin Falconer is the author of over two dozen novels of historical fiction. Two of his epic novels have been set in the ancient world including Cleopatra: When We Were Gods and his alternate history, Colossus. Come and meet Colin and discuss your own favourite piece of ancient world history with him, and the challenges ... Read more

Chat Salon: Medieval History with Isolde Martyn and Felicity Pulman

Online Via Zoom

The Middle Ages extended from the collapse of the Roman Empire through to the dawn of the Renaissance. Expert researchers and talented authors, Isolde Martyn and Felicity Pulman, are happy to field your questions or hear about your own Medieval research gems. This chat salon will not be recorded. Isolde Martyn Historian and former editor ... Read more

Chat Salon: Early C20th History with Kim Kelly and Christine Bell

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The Early C20th was a period of rapid change extending from the Suffragette Movement, WW1, Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. Kim Kelly has written novels traversing all these periods. Christine Bell has focused on the Great War. Join them to share your favourite pocket of history or ask questions about writing across this period. ... Read more

Chat Salon: C18th History with Stephanie Parkyn

Online Via Zoom

The C18th was a time of political upheaval and new political ideas of the Enlightenment which led to the French and American Revolutions. Join Stephanie Parkyn, author of Into the World and Josephine’s Garden, to chat about this tumultuous era. This chat salon will not be recorded. Stephanie Parkyn Stephanie Parkyn is the author of ... Read more

Chat Salon: Global Cultures with Roanna Gonsalves

Online Via Zoom

Are you interested in discussing history beyond the prism of the Western world? Meet with other writers and readers to share your love of fiction and history centred around the other half of the globe with Roanna Gonsalves, author of The Permanent Resident. It’s time for more diverse voices and history to be heard. Roanna ... Read more

Chat Salon: Sex Suspense and Sly Grog

Online Via Zoom

Fancy some time to socialise at the end of the first day of our virtual conference? Then come to the Sex, Suspense & Sly Grog Chat Salon—hosted by Lindy Cameron. Due to the lack of submissions, this Chat Salon will no longer include open readings. Instead, share your recommendations for favourite historical mystery and romance novels with ... Read more

Chat Salon: C17th History with Karen Brooks

Online Via Zoom

Mingle with fellow attendees to meet Karen Brooks, author of The Chocolate Maker’s Wife, to chat about research and writing about the C17th which encompassed the Baroque, Scientific Revolution and explosion of world-wide trade. This chat salon will not be recorded. Karen Brooks Karen Brooks is the author of fourteen books - historical fiction, historical ... Read more

Chat Salon: WW2 History with Kate Quinn

Online Via Zoom

WW2 is a huge topic but NYT best-selling author, Kate Quinn, is ready to meet fellow enthusiasts to discuss her insights into researching and writing about the era, and listen to your own thoughts on this never to be forgotten period of history. This chat salon will not be recorded. Kate Quinn Kate Quinn is the New ... Read more

Chat Salon: 1950-60s History with Alexandra Joel

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The end of WW2 brought a period of prosperity as well as a diaspora of refugees fleeing a ravaged Europe. The Cold War, hippies and free love, feminism and the Vietnam War make the 1950-60s a fertile period for new stories. Join Alexandra Joel, author of The Paris Model and The Royal Correspondent to chat ... Read more

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