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Romancing New England RomCon 2024 - Romance Authors Festival at the Ashland Public Library

It's our 3rd Annual RomCon - Romance Authors Festival - LIVE and IN PERSON!

Meet some of your favorite romance authors, get signed books, listen in on panels, have a small group discussion, and mingle with other romance lovers. It's going to be a fabulous day!

We're welcoming authors:

Kate Canterbary, Loretta Chase, Kosoko Jackson, Carla Kelly, Kathryn Ann Kingsley, Caroline Linden, Jessica Martin, Tori Anne Martin, Cecilia Tan, and Maria Vale!

We're looking forward to a day of a booksale/signing, panels, and small group discussions. So, grab your fancy hats and comfy shoes and come on out! You can download a schedule for the day on our website.

Discussions include 45 minutes for a moderated panel and 30 minutes for Q&A

10:00-11:15 Carla, Caroline, Loretta
Once Upon an Evolution: The New Historical Romance
 Moderated by Historical Romance Author, Evelyn Richardson

11:30-1:15 Maria, Kathryn, Tori Anne
Tall, Dark, and Not-Fully-Human: The Thrill of the Supernatural Lover Moderated by Librarian, Meena Jain

Lunch Break - BYO

2:30-3:45 Kate, Cecilia, Jessica, Kosoko
 Heroes (and Heroines) Among Us: Modern Romance and the He/She/They/ Hockey Player/Billionaire Next Door
 Moderated by Contemporary Romance and Mystery Writer, Barbara Tanner Wallace

And, new this year, is the Author's Lounge - pop by to visit with the authors in small groups. There is no schedule, the authors will be roaming in and out if they are not on a panel or signing books. You can also use this space to chat with other readers or unpeople for a while. We hope you love it!

Books for sale and signing will be provided by Aesop's Fable (Holliston). And, finally, if you have books by our authors at home, please feel free to bring them and have them signed.

This event is sponsored the Friends of the Ashland Library, Caroline Linden's Romancing New England, and Berkley Publishing.

Registration is Requested so we know how many chairs to put out (and you'll get handy reminders). But, walk ins are definitely welcome if the mood strikes you on the day of.

Date & Time

May 18, 2024

10:00AM - 4:00PM


Ashland Public Library - 66 Front Street, Ashland , MA, 01721 66 Front Street Ashland 01721 MA US

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