University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Year of the Rom-Com


What's better than reading romance? Being able to laugh out loud as you do it! Mia Sosa, Lyssa Kay Adams and the writing duo Christina Lauren discuss the newest big trend in contemporary romance and what it's like to make their characters live on the cusp of the serious and the hilarious.


Panelists
Lyssa Adams

Lyssa Kay Adams is the author of the Bromance Book Club books, a romantic comedy series, and the Rita-finalist novella, "Wild in Rio." She lives in Michigan with her husband, daughter and a very spoiled Maltese....

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Christina Lauren

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of longtime writing partners and best friends Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. The number one international bestselling co-author duo writes both young adult and adult fiction and together has produced 15 New York Times bestselling novels....

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Mia Sosa

Mia Sosa writes funny, flirty and moderately steamy contemporary romances that celebrate our multicultural world. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Yale Law School, Sosa practiced First Amendment and media law in the nation’s capital for ten years before trading her suits for loungewear (read: sweatpants)....

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Christina Lauren

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of longtime writing partners and best friends Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. The number one international bestselling co-author duo writes both young adult and adult fiction and together have produced 15 New York Times bestselling novels....

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