Portraits of the Past

Historical Fiction

Piper’s Bend

1:45 p.m.

Portraits of the Past

Presenters: Danielle Daniel (Daughters of the Deer), Amita Parikh (The Circus Train), and Shyam Selvadurai (Mansions of the Moon)

Host: Judith Pereira, The Globe and Mail’s Arts Editor

Historical fiction authors present a snapshot in time, allowing us to visit a world removed from our own experience. But how do they ensure the accuracy of their work when writing about real times, places, and sometimes even people? Join Danielle Daniel, Amita Parikh and Shyam Selvadurai to learn about the inspiration behind their latest novels and the research required to create compelling portraits of the past.



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