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

Romance in the 20s: The Future of the Genre


It's a whole new decade! What themes are we looking forward to seeing in romance? What are we hoping to leave behind us? Join Lyssa Kay Adams, Mia Sosa and Rebekah Weatherspoon in a conversation about romance novels in the new Roaring 20s.


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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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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Rebekah Weatherspoon

Rebekah Weatherspoon is a multi-award winning romance author 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....

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