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ARA Historical Novel Prize

2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: The Yield by Tara June Winch

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. The Yield by Tara June Winch was one of the novels featured in the longlist. We chat with Tara below about what being longlisted means to her and

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2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas was one of the novels featured in the longlist. In the video below (available via the HNSA Youtube channel), we chat with Christos about what

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2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: Shepherd by Catherine Jinks

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Shepherd by Catherine Jinks was one of the novels featured in the longlist. We chat with Catherine below about why she entered the prize and what historical fiction means to

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ARA Historical Novel Prize Announces Longlist and Doubles Prize Monies

In conjunction with its generous sponsor ARA Group, the Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA) has today announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. You can watch the video broadcast of the announcement below. Longlisted entries include: Master of My Fate by

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Imagining the Past: Episode 14: A French Affair: In Conversation with Kate Forsyth and Natasha Lester

The allure of France has often inspired historical novelists to conjure the romance and tumult of its history. Kate Forsyth’s novel, The Blue Rose, transports the reader to the perils of the French Revolution and the exotic world of Imperial China. Natasha Lester’s The French Photographer deals with more recent history of World War II France and America. In this

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