Alison Stuart is the published author of seven full length historical novels and a collection of her short stories.  Many of her stories have been shortlisted for international awards and BY THE SWORD won the 2008 EPIC Award for Best Historical Romance.  She is a past president of Romance Writers of Australia.


Alison has enjoyed a varied career as a lawyer and company secretary and has worked with the military and the emergency services.

Alison Stuart offers a number of different workshops and guest talks both live and on line in Australia and overseas.  She has also presented a paper at the Historical Novel Society Conference in Portland, Oregon (2017)

All her workshops are customisable to suit the audience.