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Imperfect Alchemist longlisted for the HWA Debut Crown Award 2021

Imperfect Alchemist by Naomi Miller has been selected by the Historical Writers’ Association 2021 Debut Crown Award longlist! The 2021 Crown Awards (Debut, Gold and Non-Fiction) are for full-length books published for the first time in English in the UK between 1 April 2020 – 31st March 2021. For fiction,

Hear Naomi Miller on the Women and Shakespeare Podcast!

In this episode, we discuss Professor Naomi Miller’s novel, Imperfect Alchemist, which revolves around Mary Sidney Herbert and her bond with a maidservant and artist Rose. Interviewer: Dr Varsha Panjwani Guest: Professor Naomi Miller Producer: Mr Zeke Tweedie Artwork: Mr Wenqi Wan Listen here.

Shakespeare’s Sisters: A Faculty Journey from Classroom to Novel By Naomi Miller

The Acknowledgements section of my debut novel, Imperfect Alchemist (Allison & Busby 2020), opens with these words: With my students at Smith College, who have journeyed alongside me in exploring the works produced by Shakespeare’s Sisters—the early modern women authors whose voices were first heard by Shakespeare and his contemporaries—I

The Imperfect Alchemist audiobook is available now!

The Imperfect Alchemist audiobook is available for U.K. listeners on Audible, Storytel, Bookbeat, Apple & Google Books. CDs available for purchase on The Reading House website. Listen to an excerpt below:  

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