James Forrester - Historical Fiction Novelist

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Past events

9-11 November 2012 Copenhagen Book Fair, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Two discussions with the Danish historical novelist, Martin Jensen, and the Weekendavisen journalist, author and cultural commentator, Bo Bjornvig.
Tuesday 25 September 2012 Taunton Literary Festival

Fear and the senses in Elizabethan England
Wednesday 18 July 2012 Harrogate International Festival (Spiegeltent)

Fear and the senses in Elizabethan England.
Saturday 2 June 2012 Charles Causley Festival, Launceston, Cornwall

Talking about my Elizabethan work as both Dr Ian Mortimer and James Forrester.
Monday 14 May 2012 Du Maurier Festival, Fowey, Cornwall

Talking about my Clarenceux trilogy of novels, about writing about experiencing life in Elizabethan England, and historical fiction in general.
Wednesday 9 November 2011 Portsmouth Bookfest

A sensory ride through Elizabethan England.
Tuesday 11 October 2011 Cheltenham Literary Festival

A sensory ride through Elizabethan England.
Saturday 23 July 2011 Crime Writers Association, Harrogate

Talking about my work at the CWA dinner.
Friday 15 July 2011 Watermill Book Club, Newbury

A sensory ride through Elizabethan England.
Thursday, 26 May 2011 Kingston Readers Festival

Talking about Sacred Treason and how I came to write the book.
29 September 2010
Appledore Books Festival

'Interviewing Myself': as James Forrester, novelist, I interviewed myself as Ian Mortimer about the limits of writing history; and as Ian Mortimer, historian, I interviewed myself as James Forrester about the limits of historical fiction.
19 September 2010
Reading Festival of Crime

'Digging up the past: historical crime'. Panel event with Barbara Cleverly, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight and Andrew Taylor
16 September 2010
Waterstones, High Street, Exeter

A short talk and signing session to launch Sacred Treason.