Friday, August 15, 2008

A Love For All Times VBT Romance Conference Call

A Love For All Times Virtual Book Tour
Romance Conference Call
with LaConnie Taylor-Jones and her mentor,
National Bestselling Author, Beverly Jenkins!
Hosted by The GRITS COM Literary Service

When: Friday, August 15, 2008
Time: 5 PM PST/ 7 PM CST/ 8 PM EST
How to Participate: Dial 1-218-936-7999 then enter the Access code 325446# (you press 325446 then the pound key)

Authors LaConnie Taylor-Jones and Beverly Jenkins will be discussing this evening the Romance Industry, the evolution of African American Romance, and how their roles and experiences as Black women have impacted their writing and their relationship.
This is a conference call you don’t want to miss! So please arrive early for this will be a recorded session and will be in presentation mode during the discussion so that everyone on the call will be able to listen in clearly. Our conference call line will be opened up at the end of their discussion so participants can ask questions and show LaConnie and Beverly some *LUV* before the call ends!

About Mentor and National Bestselling Author, Beverly Jenkins
Beverly Jenkins has received numerous awards, including: the Detroit Free Press Book of the Year, 5 Waldenbooks Best Seller Awards, 2 Career Achievement Awards from Romantic Times magazine, and a Gold Pen Award from the Black Writers Alliance. In 1999, Ms. Jenkins was voted one of the Favorite 50 African-American Authors of the 20th Century by, the nation’s largest online African-American book club.

Ms. Jenkins has been featured in many national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Dallas Morning News and Vibe Magazine. She has lectured at such prestigious universities as Oberlin University; the University of Illinois; and the University of Michigan. She speaks widely on both romance and 19th century African-American history at libraries, schools and organizations including Romance Writers of America, and the Afro – American Historical and Genalogical Society.

Beverly is active in her church and community, and in November 2001 was a recipient of the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award. She was born in 1951 on the day after Valentine’s Day, which is perfect for a romance writer!

Visit Beverly Jenkins online today!

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