March 2022

Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is a romance author whose work features multicultural themes. Her book “Night Song” was published in 1994. She was featured both in the documentary "Love Between the Covers" and on CBS Sunday Morning.

She received the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance. Her new book is "Wild Rain."

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Scheduled events:
What's Past Is Present
Historical romance is one of the biggest subgenres of romance. Join blockbuster authors Beverly Jenkins and Julia Quinn in conversation about the elements of writing historical fiction with romance at its center, and what the future of the genre looks like.

Elmore Leonard Memorial Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Panelists: Beverly Jenkins, Julia Quinn
Moderator: Tenecia Phillips
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Arizona Daily Star
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Tucson Medical Center

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