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UNSUITABLE #13: Beverly Jenkins

Date

Apr 06 2016

Time

4:40 pm - 5:55 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Unsuitable series

UNSUITABLE #13: Black Love Matters: Writing African-American Romance

A Conversation with Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is the nation’s premier writer of African-American historical romance fiction and specializes in 19th century African American life. She’s a USA Today bestselling author, an NAACP Image Award nominee, and has over thirty published novels to date.

All UNSUITABLE events are free and open to the public. UNSUITABLE is an events series that engages students and members of the Durham community in a discussion of women’s interests and popular fiction. It is run in conjunction with “The Romance Novel” course at Duke University and is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, The Kenan Institute for Ethics and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

Speakers

Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is a USA TODAY bestselling author and the nation’s premier writer of African-American historical romance fiction. She specializes in 19th century African American life and has over thirty published novels to date. She has received numerous awards, including: five Waldenbooks/Borders Group Best Sellers Awards; two Career Achievement Awards and a…...

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