Historical Fiction Writers Meet At Athenaeum

providence athenaeum (5.5) The HiFi (Historical Fiction) Collaborative, in partnership with the Providence Public Library and the Providence Athenaeum, presents “The Craft of Historical Fiction Forum,” with authors Adam Braver, Ann Hood, Thomas Cobb, and Taylor Polites.

Local historical fiction authors Braver (Misfit), Hood (The Obituary Writer), Cobb (There Will be Blood in Their Eyes), and moderator Polites (The Rebel Wife), will discuss their recent works and explore the fine line between literature and history, creative expression and scholarly research, poetic license and factual accuracy.

The HiFi Writers’ Collaborative — a writing group in which participants explore the challenges of historical fiction writing and critique each other’s work — meets one weeknight a month, alternating between Providence Public Library and The Providence Athenaeum.

Free and open to the public, 2:30pm to 4:30pm, Sunday, May 5, Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit Street

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