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UNSUITABLE: Piper Huguley


Mar 12 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Virtual Only


UNSUITABLE #32: Writing Closed-Door Romance

A Conversation with Piper Huguley

Join us on Friday, March 12, 2021, at noon EST for a conversation with author Piper G. Huguley. She is a two-time Golden Heart® finalist and the author of “Migrations of the Heart,” a three-book series of historical romances set in the early 20th century featuring African American characters. She is also the author of the “Home to Milford College” series, which follows the building of a fictitious college from its founding in 1866. The contemporary romance novel portion of this series, called “Sweet Tea,” will be published by Hallmark Publishing beginning in July 2021. Huguley’s debut historical fiction novel about Ann Lowe, the Black designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress, will be published by William Morrow in Winter 2022. Find her online at

Free and open to the public. Advanced registration required. Support comes from the Carolyn C. and William M. McClatchey endowment to Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University.


UNSUITABLE Series 2021 Poster

#31: Resistance Romance
Robin Covington, Author

Fri, Feb 19 @ 12 pm on Zoom

#32: Writing Closed-Door Romance
Piper Huguley, Author

Fri, Mar 12 @ 12 pm on Zoom

#33: Re-Mixing a Legend: Young Adult Fantasy Ficiton, Arthurian Legend, and Southern Black Girl Magic
Tracy Deonn, Author

Mon, Mar 22 @ 7 pm on Zoom

#34: Made for Each Other?: Developing Romance Protagonists
Caroline Linden, Author

Wed, Mar 24 @ 12 pm on Zoom

#35: What Makes a Great Romance Novel?
John R. Jacobson, Editor

Wed, Mar 31 @ 12 pm on Zoom

#36: Diversity in Romance Publishing: An Insider's Perspective
Latoya Smith, Literary Agent and Editor

Wed, Apr 14 @ 12 pm on Zoom

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