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I’ve spent the past few years writing about the 1940 Katyń Massacre of 22,000 Polish prisoners of war by Stalin’s NKVD and the decades-long cover-up of their crime ..≥

Artists’ Residency in France

I’ve recently returned from a 10-day residency at Sainte Valière in France and would highly recommend it. Sainte Valière is a unique proposition as a residency, providing visiting artists with the luxury of solitude to work . . .

Surviving Katyń longlisted for RSL Ondaatje Prize 2022

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the voice for the value of literature in the UK, has today unveiled the longlist for the 2022 RSL Ondaatje Prize.

Mark Lynton History Prize 2022

Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University are pleased to announce the 2022 shortlist for the Mark Lynton History Prize.

Chelsea History Festival

 I will be speaking about my new book, Surviving Katyń, at the Chelsea History Festival on 23rd September 2021 in an event chaired by historian Roger Moorhouse.

Capturing the Spanish Civil War

Do have a listen to this podcast from the successful Warfare podcast by History Hit which I recorded recently with James Rogers to coincide with the 85th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

Surviving Katyń – Audiobook read by Jane Rogoyska

Surviving Katyń is now available as an audiobook. You can buy it from Audible.co.uk, Audiobooks.co.uk and other audiobook websites.

Surviving Katyń on History Extra podcast

Following publication of my new book, Surviving Katyń, on May 6th 2021 I was delighted to be invited to record an interview with Rob Attar for the BBC History Extra podcast.

Between us I think we managed to convey a real flavour of this complex story: hopefully listeners will come away with a good understanding of the subject and will want to find out more.

Surviving Katyń on Travels Through Time podcast

Following publication of my new book, Surviving Katyń, on May 6th, I was delighted to be invited to record an interview with Peter Moore for the podcast series Travels Through Time, which asks historians the tantalising question: ‘If you could travel back in time, which year would you visit?’