I’ve written a blog post for the Society of Authors in Scotland about using archives in writing: you can find it at this link: https://societyofauthors.org/News/Blogs/SoA-Blog/July-2022/Using-archives-in-writing I used archives extensively for both my books: “Daughters of the North” involved reading 16th century letters and documents, while “Josephine Tey” involved a wide variety of 20th century archives. … More new blog post for the Society of Authors
I’m delighted to say that we have been successful in our campaign to get a blue plaque for Josephine Tey in Inverness! The plaque is part of the Inverness City Heritage Trust scheme, and will shortly be installed on the newly-renovated site of Tey’s family shop on Castle Street – a central location in the … More A blue plaque for Josephine Tey – success!
The new British Library Crime Classic book, the anthology “The Edinburgh Mystery and other tales of Scottish Crime”, edited by Martin Edwards, contains a short story by Josephine Tey. I was really pleased to help Martin source this story, and am delighted to see it in print again. The short story is called “Madame Ville … More Josephine Tey’s short stories
Last week I did three talks, at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, for Haddo Arts at Haddo House in Aberdeenshire, and at the Aye Write book festival in Glasgow. After 2+ years of limited travel and few in-person events due to covid, it was great to see different places and people. Thank you very … More May events: photos
Tuesday 3rd May, 7pm – Highland Archive Centre, Inverness – “Using Archives in Writing”. Places are limited, please follow this link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/using-archives-in-writing-an-evening-with-jennifer-morag-henderson-tickets-320521948777 Wednesday 4th May, 2pm – Haddo House, Aberdeenshire – “Daughters of the North“. For Haddo House information, and to book, use this link: https://www.haddoarts.com/events/daughters-of-the-north-a-talk-by-jennifer-morag-henderson/ Saturday 7th May, 1.15pm – Aye Write … More In-person talks in May