Love That Dares
Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
The George Washington University in Washington, DC is holding a free event about diversity in popular romance which, while aimed at their students, is open to the public.
Three Workshops on Diversity in Popular Romance
1pm: theme: GLBTQ romance
hosted by: Sarah Frantz (Riptide Publishing)
book club selection: Blessed Isle, by Alex Beecroft
2:30: theme: African-American popular romance
hosted by: novelist Beverly Jenkins
book club selection: her own Deadly Sexy
4:10: theme: People with disabilities in popular romance, with
hosted by: Emily Baldys (Zane State)
book club selection: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie, by J. Ashley
If you want to attend any or all of these you need to book in advance via this website and Heather Schell, who's involved in organising it, says that as it's
an interactive event, [...] attendees are expected to read the assigned novel (all are available on amazon.com). Each workshop will also include a brief writing exercise.