Do you think that category romance can successfully address and engage with issues?
Whilst researching a paper on how Tara Taylor Quinn’s Where Secrets Are Safe series could be seen as an instrument for change, I realised that there was a whole project just waiting to be explored…
The CatRom Project is an exploration of the way in which category romances address and engages with social issues. Its primary objective is to create a collection of analysis of individual novels, as well as interviews with authors and editors within the genre on the subject of issues within category romance.
About Ali Williams
Ali Williams studied English at Royal Holloway, University of London, and followed it up with a Masters in Shakespeare. These days she is an independent scholar, a member of The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) and her research focuses on perceptions of category romance and adaptation theory. She also is an editor for the PHS blog, a literary webzine where all the contributors have published Harlequin/Mills & Boon category romances.