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Besos con Sabor: Fleshing Out Latinx Romance


Priscilla Oliveras, Anna-Marie McLemore and Lilliam Rivera discuss diversifying the sheets and breaking into the mainstream world of romance.


Panelists
Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by her family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. She is the author of "The Weight of Feathers," a finalist for the 2016 William C....

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Priscilla Oliveras

PRISCILLA OLIVERAS is a USA Today best-selling author who writes contemporary romance with a Latinx flavor. Proud of her Puerto Rican-Mexican heritage, she strives to bring authenticity to her novels by sharing her Latinx culture with readers....

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Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning writer and author of the young adult novels "Dealing in Dreams," forthcoming from Simon & Schuster on March 5, 2019, and "The Education of Margot Sanchez," available now....

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