Author Archives: C. C. Humphreys

‘We Are Historical Novelists': the Rest of the Speech #HNSDenver2015

Everyone has been so kind about my poem – and I’ve had a number of requests for the rest of the speech. So here it is, along with a photograph of me in mid rant! You’ll all remember, I’m sure, … Continue reading

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“We are Historical Novelists, Fiction is our Game”: The Poem that opened the conference #HNSDenver2015

I got so many requests for this, I agreed to put it up. Again, apologies to all true poets. The spirit of Walter McGonagal lives on! Opening Keynote speech, Historical Novelists North American Conference Denver 2015: “We are historical novelists, … Continue reading

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Talking Shakespeare’s Rebel, Hamlet and plaguey serial killers: A radio interview with C. C. Humphreys

This is fun! I did a radio interview with Peter Darbyshire, the Book Blogger at the Province newspaper in Vancouver. Talked about my play, the novels, research, swordfighting – I even declaim a little of my favourite Shakespeare. So if … Continue reading

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Vlad in Montenegro

To all my Montenegrin followers – and many Serbian ones perhaps – this article just came out in the literary magazine ‘Vijesti’. (And, no, I can’t read it. But I know what answers I gave in English!) Great to know … Continue reading

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Humphreys and the Hangman

I have won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel in Canada 2015! Here I am at the gala last night in Toronto. Such a thrill! Amazing authors have won this award before and I am honoured to be … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Rebel – The Play!

Tis true! My novel has become a play of the same title. SHAKESPEARE’S REBEL opens at the amazing Bard on the Beach theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 12th 2015. So John Lawley – sometime actor, brilliant swordsman, occasional … Continue reading

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The Play’s the thing – ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’ takes to the stage

I’ve been holding off sharing this. Contract still to sign, and so forth. Haven’t even cracked the champagne. But since this I am going to the second read-through on Monday, and the play’s been announced on the theatre’s website… http://www.bardonthebeach.org/2015/shakespeares-rebel … Continue reading

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