The Power and Politics of the Romance Literary Genre - 92Y, New York

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Romantic Lit: The Power and Politics of Fiction’s Most Robust Genre

Sarah MacLean, Jasmine Guillory, Alexis Daria and Zoraida Córdova with Tina Jordan

Often at the forefront of societal changes, the romance genre literature continues to be one of the most robust, and its readership most dedicated of book communities.

Tina Jordan, the fiction preview editor of The New York Times moderates a conversation with bestselling author Sarah MacLean, Alexis Daria and Jasmine Guillory as they discuss a wide range of topics, including the power and politics of romance and the role of a genre by, for and about women in 2018.

Sarah MacLean

Sarah MacLean is the New York Times, Washington Post and USA Today bestselling author of historical romance novels that have been translated into more than twenty languages …

Jasmine Guillory

USA Today bestselling author Jasmine Guillory is a graduate of Wellesley College and Stanford Law School and practices in the Bay Area …

Alexis Daria

Alexis Daria is a contemporary romance author, artist and native New Yorker …

Zoraida Córdova

Zoraida Córdova is the award-winning author of The Vicious Deep trilogy and the Brooklyn Brujas series …

Tina Jordan

Tina Jordan is a well-known fixture in the literary world — first as the longtime books editor at Entertainment Weekly and host of Sirius XM’s Off the Books, …