P&P Live! Black Women & Romance Panel - with The AntiRacist Table and The Ripped Bodice

Upcoming Event
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 8:00pm

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This program is presented in partnership with The Ripped Bodice.

Moderated by The AntiRacist Table, tonight's panel will consist of discussing each author's latest novel, the evolution of romance as literature, and its intersections with antiracism.

Beverly Jenkins is the nation’s premier writer of African – American historical romance fiction and specializes in 19th century African American life. She’s the 2018 Michigan Library Association Author of the Year, a USA TODAY best-selling author, an NAACP Image Award nominee, and the 2017 recipient of Romance Writers of America’s Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award. She has over forty nine published works, and been named to many Best Book of the Year lists, including NPR and the American Library Association. She speaks widely on romance, writing, and African-American history. Her books were recently optioned for film by Sony Pictures and Al Roker Entertainment.

Kwana Jackson aka K.M Jackson always knew she wanted to be either (A) a fashion designer or (B) a writer. After spending ten years designing women’s sportswear, Kwana took a leap of faith and decided to pursue her dream of being a writer. Now a USA Today Bestseller Kwana’s self-published novel, BOUNCE won the Golden Leaf for best novel with strong romance elements from the New Jersey chapter of Romance Writers of America. She was also named Author of the Year by the New York Chapter of Romance Writers of America and has been tapped by Oprah Magazine, ShondaLand and NPR for their Best Romance lists.

Alyssa Cole is an award-winning, NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling author of historical, contemporary, and sci-fi romance. Her contemporary rom-com A Princess in Theory was one of the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2018, and her books have received critical acclaim from Library Journal, BuzzFeed, Kirkus, Booklist, Jezebel, Vulture, Book Riot, Entertainment Weekly, and various other outlets.

Vanessa Riley writes Historical Fiction and Historical Romance (Georgian, Regency, & Victorian) featuring hidden histories, dazzling multi-culture communities, and strong sisterhoods. She promises to pull heart strings, offer a few laughs, and share tidbits of tantalizing history. She holds doctorate in mechanical engineering and a MS in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University. Yet, her love of history and lattes have overwhelmed her passion for math, leading to the publication of over 20+ titles.


P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Wild Rain: Women Who Dare Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062861719
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Avon - February 9th, 2021

An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler: A Remarkable and Groundbreaking Multi-Cultural Regency Romance Novel (Rogues and Remarkable Women #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781420152258
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Published: Zebra - April 27th, 2021

How to Find a Princess: Runaway Royals Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062934000
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Published: Avon - May 25th, 2021

Real Men Knit (Real Men Knit series #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984806505
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

Island Queen: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063002845
Availability: Coming Soon—Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow - July 6th, 2021

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