New York Times best-selling writer Brenda Jackson
recounts the challenges she faced publishing romance fiction with
black characters in the 1980’s and why she negotiated her own
contract to publish her first novel in 1995.
About the Podcast
The Black Romance Podcast features weekly conversations with Black writers, editors, and scholars of historical and contemporary popular romance fiction. Julie Moody-Freeman and guests talk about a range of experiences: their difficulties trying to publish love stories with Black characters; their favorite books; writing and teaching about black romance fiction; traditional vs self-publishing; publishing queer romance fiction; and their recently released books.