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Mid-Continent offers ’Romance GenreCon’

Staff Writer
The Examiner

The Mid-Continent Public Library will host its annual “Romance GenreCon” Aug. 7 and 8. This year, the event will be virtual at https://www.facebook.com/romancegenrecon/.

This online festival will feature some big names in romance, including:

• Beverly Jenkins, USA Today bestselling author of historical and contemporary multicultural romance.

• Cathy Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author of historical romance.

• Deb Marlowe, USA Today bestselling author of historical romance.

• Elizabeth Essex, award-winning author of historical romance.

• Eloisa James, New York Times bestselling author of historical romance.

• Janna MacGregor, Kansas City resident, attorney and acclaimed author of historical romance.

• Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of historical romance whose Bridgerton series is being adapted as a Netflix series by Shonda Rhimes.

• Olivia Waite, author of LGBTQ+ historical and paranormal romance.

This event will begin at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7 with a session featuring interviews with romance authors and will continue, on Aug. 8, with events scheduled between 2 and 5:30 p.m.

For more information on this event, visit mymcpl.org/Romance and https://www.facebook.com/romancegenrecon/.

–Submitted to The Examiner