The HNR is the best and most complete guide to contemporary historical fiction. In 2012 merged with the to form one quarterly 64 page magazine. It is available exclusively to members of the society.
HNS hopes to be able to offer back issues of HNR in packs available for purchase by libraries and collectors. This service is not yet available, but if you would like to register your interest, please contact HNS.
Th August 2012 issue of HNR contains:
§ Historical Fiction Market News, a column with the latest book deals and publications in historical fiction | by Sarah Johnson
§ New Voices, focusing on debut novelists Moonyeen Blakey, James Hawking, Regina O’Melveny & Jean Zimmerman | by Myfanwy Cook
§ Interviews with novelists (by Elizabeth Cole), (by Edward James), (by Karen Howlett), and (by Myfanwy Cook), as well as on judging the Walter Scott Prize (by Lucinda Byatt)
§ Reviews of almost 300 of the latest and greatest books in historical fiction and nonfiction, including Editors’ Choice titles