Writing Historical Fiction workshop

Medieval Britain fiction author James Aitcheson and Swansea University Lecturer in Medieval History Charlie Rozier lead a workshop on historical fiction.

Title: Writing Historical Fiction: a workshop with author James Aitcheson
Speaker: Author James Aitcheson and Swansea University’s Charlie Rozier
Date: Tuesday Febrary 21st 2017
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Venue: Glyndwr Lecture Room B, Swansea University
Admission: Free

This session will be of interest to all, but particularly those studying or interested in medieval studies, or to those who are interested in learning more about the creative writing industry. A drinks reception will follow the lecture at approximately 5pm, in the same venue. All are welcome and no pre-booking is required.

James Aitcheson studied History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he developed a special interest in the Middle Ages. He is particularly interested in the Anglo-Saxon period and the Norman Conquest, a time of tremendous change that proved to be one of the biggest turning points in English history. His novels are published in the UK, the US, Germany and the Czech Republic. James’s latest novel,

The Harrowing, about five English refugees’ struggle for survival during the Harrying of the North (1069-70), was published by Heron Books, an imprint of Quercus, in July 2016. James is a member of the Royal Historical Society, the Society of Authors and the Historical Writers’ Association.

For further information about this event, please email Charlie Rozier, at: c.c.rozier@swansea.ac.uk.

Writing Historical Fiction workshop