WORD Presents Modern Romance

06/22/2022 - 7:00pm

Join New York City's best romantic comedy writers for a lively discussion about why rom-coms are more popular than ever, what they teach us about love and sex, and how to reframe your own love experiences to make them as good as fiction.

This event takes place at Threes Brewing Greenpoint (113 Franklin St)

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.

Due to the recent "Key to NYC" mandates, we will be requiring proof of vaccination to attend this event. Acceptable proof includes:

Excelsior Pass

CDC Vaccination Card (or photo)

NYC Vaccination Record

An official immunization record from outside NYC or the U.S

For more information visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page



About the Authors

Georgia Clark is the author of It Had to Be YouThe Bucket ListThe Regulars, and others. She is the host and founder of the popular storytelling night, Generation Women. A native Australian, she lives in Brooklyn with her hot wife and a fridge full of cheese. More at GeorgiaClark.com and on Instagram @georgialouclark.

Hannah Orenstein is the author of Playing with MatchesLove at First Like, and Head Over Heels. She is the Deputy Editor of Dating at Elite Daily and was previously a writer and editor at Seventeen.com. Her work has appeared in The Washington PostCosmopolitanMarie Claire, Refinery29, and more. She lives in Brooklyn. Visit her at www.hannahorenstein.com and on Instagram and Twitter @hannahorens.

Nisha Sharma is the author of the critically acclaimed YA novel My So-Called Bollywood Life and the follow up, Radha and Jai’s Recipe for Romance. She also writes adult contemporary romances including The Singh Family Trilogy and If Shakespeare was an Aunty TrilogyHer writing has been praised by NPR, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, Entertainment Weekly and more.   She lives in Pennsylvania with her Alaskan husband, her cat Lizzie Bennett and her dog Nancey Drew. You can find her online at Nisha-sharma.com or on Twitter and Instagram @nishawrites.

A native New Yorker, Kwana Jackson had two dreams: (1) to be a fashion designer and (2) to be a writer. After studying fashion design and graduating from FIT, she spent ten years designing for various fashion houses. But after having twins and juggling both them and fashion, Kwana took a leap of faith and decided to pursue her other dream of being a writer. Since then she’s won RWA NYC’s Golden Apple Author of the Year Award and is a daily advocate for #WeNeedDiverseRomance. She currently lives in a suburb of New York with her husband, their twins and a precocious terrier named Jack who keeps her on her toes.