Tag: York

An Appreciation of the Art of Editing

Editing is an art. Before I was a published writer, I worked as an editor of scientific and technical publications in a university laboratory. I came to the job without a strong background in the lab’s research area, oceanography, underwater acoustics and polar science,… Continue Reading “An Appreciation of the Art of Editing”

New Series Announced in Publishers Weekly!

It’s official!!!!! Pegasus Lands New Robb Series Author of the Owen Archer series, Candace Robb, closed a three-book deal with Pegasus Books for a new historical mystery series set in 14th-century York. The first book, The Service of the Dead, introduces readers to the… Continue Reading “New Series Announced in Publishers Weekly!”

Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships’ Scribes Trembling

I’m woefully late writing about this year’s pilgrimage to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kazoo or Kzoo), so my notes are now a collection of enigmas. But here goes the first installment! The first session I… Continue Reading “Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships’ Scribes Trembling”

Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships' Scribes Trembling

I’m woefully late writing about this year’s pilgrimage to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kazoo or Kzoo), so my notes are now a collection of enigmas. But here goes the first installment! The first session I… Continue Reading “Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships' Scribes Trembling”

ICMS 2014

Medievalists from around the world delivered a welcome gift to Kalamazoo, Michigan, in early May–spring! When we arrived on Wednesday the 7th, very few trees had leafed out. But by midday Sunday, as we were bidding farewell to colleagues many of us see but… Continue Reading “ICMS 2014”