WORD Presents Dog Days of Summer Love

08/28/2022 - 1:00pm

The dog days of summer are almost behind us, but these sizzling hot authors are cooking up some fun & games!

Join Priscilla Oliveras, Farrah Rochon, Kwana Jackson, & Kosoko Jackson to find out all the buzz about their books, inspiration & more

This event takes place at Threes Brewing Greenpoint (113 Franklin St) at 1PM Aug. 28

Free Admission-- space is limited. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Seating is limited to allow for social distancing. Your name, address and phone number will be collected for contact tracing purposes. Do not attend the event if you are feeling ill. Location and time subject to change.

Masks required for attendance. 

About the Authors

Priscilla Oliveras is a USA Today bestselling author and 2018 RWA® RITA® double finalist who writes contemporary romance with a Latinx flavor. Proud of her Puerto Rican–Mexican heritage, she strives to bring authenticity to her novels by sharing her culture with readers. Her books have earned starred reviews from Publishers WeeklyKirkus Reviews, and Booklist along with praise from O, The Oprah Magazine, the Washington Post, the New York TimesEntertainment Weekly, Frolic, and more. She earned her MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University, where she currently serves as adjunct faculty while also teaching the online class “Romance Writing” for ed2go. A longtime romance-genre enthusiast, Priscilla is also a sports fan, beach lover, and Zumba aficionado who often practices the art of napping in her backyard hammock. For more information, visit www.prisoliveras.com.

USA Today Bestselling author Farrah Rochon hails from a small town just west of New Orleans. She has garnered much acclaim for her Boyfriend Project series from Forever Romance. The final title in the series, The Hookup Plan, releases in August 2022. Farrah’s first young adult novel, Almost There: A Twisted Tale, will be released from Disney Hyperion in September. When she is not writing in her favorite coffee shop, Farrah spends most of her time reading, cooking, traveling the world, visiting Walt Disney World, and catching her favorite Broadway shows.

A native New Yorker, Kwana Jackson, who also writes as K.M. Jackson, Jackson spent her formative years on the ‘A’ train where she had two dreams: 1) to be a fashion designer and 2) to be a writer. After spending over ten years designing women’s sportswear for various fashion houses this self-proclaimed former fashionista, took the leap of faith and decided to pursue her other dream of being a writer. Now a USA Today Bestseller Kwana has been tapped by Oprah Magazine, ShondaLand and NPR for their Best Romance lists. A mother of now young adult twins, Kwana currently lives in a suburb of New York with her husband. You can find her online at www.kmjackson.com.

Kosoko Jackson is an author of queer Black rom-coms and a digital-media specialist, who lives in the New York Metro Area and spends too much time listening to Halsey and Taylor Swift.

West Side Love Story By Priscilla Oliveras Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781542031233
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Montlake - June 1st, 2022

A heart-stirring romance of star-crossed love, feuding familias, and the bonds of sisterhood by USA Today bestselling author Priscilla Oliveras.

Two familias in Texas, both alike in dignity, rivalries, and passion...


The Hookup Plan (The Boyfriend Project #3) By Farrah Rochon Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538716687
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Forever - August 2nd, 2022

Strong female friendships and a snappy enemies-to-lovers theme take center stage in this highly anticipated romantic comedy from the USA Today bestselling author of The Dating Playbook.

Successful pediatric surgeon London Kelley just needs to find some balance and de-stress.


Knot Again (Real Men Knit series #2) By Kwana Jackson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806529
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Berkley - July 26th, 2022

One of...
USA Today's Best Rom-Coms of July
Shondaland's Best Books of July
BookRiot's Best Romance Novels of July

Sometimes fireman Lucas Strong feels like he can only find any peace and quiet at the local laundromat, where every day is rinse and repeat — until a fateful run-in with his high school crush.


I'm So (Not) Over You By Kosoko Jackson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593334447
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Berkley - February 22nd, 2022

"Shine[s] with a beautiful, blooming sense of wonder.”—New York Times Book Review

One of...
Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best LGBTQ+ Romance Novels of the Last Five Years
Essence's New Books We Can’t Wait To Read In 2022
Oprah Daily’s Most Anticipated Romance Novels of 2022
Buzzfeed’s Highly Anticipated LGBTQ Romance Novels in 2022


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In person at Threes Brewing Greenpoint, 113 Franklin St. Brooklyn, NY 11222

Do not attend the event if you are feeling ill. Location and time subject to change.

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