The articles author raised the question of why romance novels featuring interracial couples are all but impossible to get published.
Now, I am a huge fan of Romance Fiction(and have been for a very long time), and I have often wondered the same thing.
by Harriet Jacobs (1861) Literature, not cinema, shaped public sentiment in 19th Century America.
Black authors wrote that interracial desire was not romance, but rape.
One time I memorized a whole Hebrew pop song just to impress this Israeli guy," he said to me with eyes the size of my grandma's matzoh balls.
He started singing and I envisioned my Hebrew school teacher Mr. I asked him what he likes about Jewish guys and the answer, of course, didn't surprise me: "Oh, it's their beards for sure.
I believe that interracial couples are a fact of life yet the publishers avoid this type of fiction like the plague.
After all, the first African-American romance imprint came on the scene less than 20 years ago. The latter are now showing up with more frequency, though they are still considered too edgy by a few retailers.“Most of the people I know who are writing interracials are African American,” says Beverly Jenkins, a trailblazing author who has written 30 African-American historical romances.
We are on the precipice of post-racial storytelling in the genre of romantic love.
As the taboo breaks down, it helps to look back on the history of interracial romance in American art.
Now we were on a first date because I am a crazy narcissist.
I asked him careful questions about his years in the service and his home country.