Geeking-Out October 28, 2021
CalEndow Live Presents
Curated by Vicki Stockbridge
Jasmine Guillory & Alisha Rai:
Women Authors of Color Reinventing the Romance Novel
A Virtual Event
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Award-winning authors Jasmine Guillory and Alisha Rai are helping to lead a national movement to redefine the romance genre. Helpless damsels in distress are OUT and diverse women working for social change are IN.
Join CalEndow Live to learn more about this revolution shaking up the publishing industry and bringing new voices to bestseller lists. Alisha and Jasmine will explore why it’s important to showcase women of color in leading roles and describe the obstacles they faced when challenging outdated traditions of the romance genre. Jasmine will also share how her experience with The California Endowment’s #SchoolsNotPrisons campaign contributed to the plot of her bestselling Wedding Date series.
Alisha and Jasmine will also take questions from our live CalEndow audience. Submit your question today!