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Washington, D.C. - "What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age"

  • The Library of Congress 1001 Independence Ave SE Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)


“What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age,” an international, multimedia conference, will be hosted by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

The conference, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the generous support of lead sponsor Harlequin, a worldwide publisher of books that are printed in 34 languages and sold in 102 international markets.

The Library of Congress Center for the Book, in partnership with the Popular Romance Project, is gathering top romance fiction authors, industry insiders, and romance scholars to discuss the deep roots of romance fiction and its future in the digital age. In addition to fascinating panels, the conference will include fun, interactive activities. You will have the chance to design a romance cover, explore this Popular Romance Project website, write the first paragraph of a romance novel, and make suggestions for the Popular Romance Project/Library of Congress/American Library Association nationwide public library programs.

Attendance is limited. Only 200 slots are available for reservation at this time, so register now!