A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Rebekah Weatherspoon

Appearing Courtesy of Dow Jazz Films

Rebekah Weatherspoon is a multi-award winning romance author and creator of WOC (women of color) In Romance, a social media tool that promotes romance by women of color. Her books have won or been nominated for the Golden Times Literary Award, Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award and the Lambda Literary Award. Her latest book is "If the Boot Fits", a contemporary Western retelling of Cinderella."

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Scheduled events:
All Our Tropes and Dreams
We have our favorite trope, but what makes something a trope? Contemporary romance authors Alisha Rai and Rebekah Weatherspoon join to talk about the glory of tropes and how to make sure they don't fall flat.

Elmore Leonard Memorial Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Panelists: Alisha Rai, Rebekah Weatherspoon
Moderator: Jessica West

If the Boot Fits
A Smart and Sexy Cinderella Story
Kensington/Dafina Books
October 2020
ISBN 9781496725417
Paperback, 320 pages
$8.99, INSTORE
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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
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Stocker Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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