When Millennials Met Romance: The Rom Com Phenom

When Millennials Met Romance: The Rom Com Phenom

Jun 02, 2019, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

1E16
Language:
English

Boy Meets Girl…meets Millennials!  The Coffee-Meets-Bagel generation are a surprisingly romantic bunch: having grown up on Young Adult during that genre’s formative years, they actively searching out, inclusive stories that mix real-life scenarios with a hint of sexiness and an overwhelming sense of optimism.  It’s the rom-com phenom!  Join Meg Cabot in an enthusiastic discussion about Romance’s sassy little sister with  popular contemporary authors Tessa Bailey, Alexis Daria, Jasmine Guillory, Amanda Heger, Abby Jiminez and Mia Sosa. Panelists will explore how the genre is embracing the diverse reads movement; what topics are hot (or not); why size (aka format) matters; how word-of-mouth and book advocacy is bringing more and more readers to the rom-com party…and what all this means for the future of Romance!

Contributors

  • Tessa Bailey

    Panelist

  • Alexis Daria

    Panelist

  • Mia Sosa

    Panelist

  • Jasmine Guillory

    Panelist

  • Abby Jimenez

    Panelist

  • Amanda Heger

    Panelist

  • Meg Cabot

    Moderator

Categories

  1. Category
    Fiction
    Romance
  2. Type of Event
    Panels

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