Who's Who

Hear from the best historical fiction authors, agents and publishers in the business!

This page will be updated as more guests and speakers are confirmed.

Click any name to find out more about that person.

Keynote Speakers

Julie CohenAuthor
Julie Cohen
(Image credit Stewart Smith Photography)

Emma Darwin
Author Emma Darwin (photo credit P Masclet)

Author Graeme Macrae Burnet (photo credit Willie Urquhart)

Speakers, panellists and workshop leaders

Finola AustinAuthor and Facebook adviser Finola Austin


Orna Ross
Author Orna Ross

Conference committee Karen Warren

Anna BelfrageAuthor Anna Belfrage

Aidan Morrissey

Author and conference lead Aidan Morrissey

Val Scully

Author Val Scully

Author and website designer Pauline Wiles

Marjorie DeLucaAuthor Marjorie DeLuca

Liz Harris

Author Liz Harris



Agents, editors and publishing professionals

Charlotte Ledger

Charlotte Ledger
(Harper Collins)

Kate Nash

Kate Nash
Agent (Kate Nash Literary Agency)

Rosie Lowe

Rosie Lowe
Assistant Production Manager (Troubador)

Chelsea Taylor

Chelsea Taylor
Head of Production (Troubador)

Craig Lye

Jonathan White

Jonathan White
Sales and Marketing Manager (Troubador)

Historical Novel Society Chairman