DATE & TIME   |   April 15th, 2023 – Networking at 12:00 pm.  Business meeting at 12:30 pm, Speaker at 1:30 pm or later–after the business meeting concludes.
LOCATION   |   Meeting will be Hybrid:  Zoom and Hilliard Room of Hilliard Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library, 4500 Hickory Chase Way, Hilliard, OH 43026. See below for further instructions.
TOPIC   | Beverly Jenkins: Ask Me Anything! Presenting via Zoom.

Ask USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly Jenkins Your Questions

Our Program

Join Beverly Jenkins as she fields all your questions.  Can’t attend?  No problem.  Email your question to by Friday, April 14, 7 PM EST. Ms. Jenkins will present via Zoom.


Attending Our Hybrid Meeting

Presentation is free for members. For those members who cannot join us in person, join us via Zoom. The password will be posted in the Central Ohio Fiction Writers Google Group, and on the members-only Central Ohio Fiction Writers Facebook page. When authors allow us to record, we make that available for later viewing.

If you are not a COFW member and wish to attend this presentation via Zoom, email Our other members are not permitted to share the link. The link is typically created mid-week of the meeting week.

Per library policy, “Prepared food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed in meeting rooms.”


About Our Speaker

Beverly Jenkins is a black woman with short black hair, and she wears glasses.

Beverly Jenkins is the recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance.

She has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Literature, was featured both in the documentary “Love Between the Covers” and on CBS Sunday Morning.

Since the publication of Night Song in 1994, she has been leading the charge for multicultural romance, and has been a constant darling of reviewers, fans, and her peers alike, garnering accolades for her work from the likes of The Wall Street JournalPeople Magazine, and NPR.

Visit Beverly at her website