“An Interview with Syrie James, Queen of 19th Century Re–imaginings”
In this episode on Art In Fiction, Syrie shares her love of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, and the character Mina Harker in Bram Stoker’s Dracula as she discusses five of her novels of historical fiction, the challenges of writing in another author’s voice and her research methods.
“It’s So Important to Get the Details Right”
In this conversation on REAL—podcasts about resilience, creativity, and transformation—Syrie James describes her creative process, which involves a deep immersion in the lives of the real women writers who are the heroines of some of her most successful novels.
The Diane Rehm Show on NPR
Readers’ Review: “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë
In conversation with public radio talk show host Diane Rehm, guests Syrie James, Maureen Dowd (New York Times columnist) and Dr. John Pfordrescher (Professor of English, Georgetown University) discuss Charlotte Brontë’s novel “Jane Eyre,” a heroine for the ages whose story, first published in 1847, still resonates with readers today.