The #metoo movement was long overdue – for the sake of young women entering the workforce – and for justice for those who have struggled with it across industries and roles.

But how does it affect fictional writing? What, if any changes, are romance writers thinking of while writing novels now?

Join our wonderful panel of authors who will discuss this and more at the Scarsdale Salon on June 7th at the Scott’s Room in the Scarsdale Library. Time:7.30 p.m.

The panel will be moderated by Barbara Solomon Josselsohn whose debut novel, The Last Dreamer, was released by Lake Union Publishing in 2015.

Falguni Kothari is the author of unconventional love stories and kick-ass fantasy tales. Her novels, most recently MY LAST LOVE STORY, are all flavored by her South Asian heritage and expat experiences, and delve into themes of marriage, love, friendship, family and parenthood. Her books have been reviewed and praised in a number of publications, including the New York Times Book Review which said, “Kothari poses a fresh conceptual question about marriage and love.”

Amanda Stauffer is a graduate of Yale and Columbia Universities and the author of Match Made in Manhattan, which was featured on “Good Morning America” and selected as a “must-read” by the New York Post, PopSugar, and other publications. When she is not writing novels, Amanda works as an architectural conservator, restoring historic landmarks across the country.  An erstwhile expat who has lived in Bangalore, Sicily, and Paris, Amanda currently lives in Manhattan, where she is busy writing her second book.

A.K. Asif is a writer and a physician. He was brought up in Lahore, Pakistan, and has been living in the US for more than twenty years. Hell! No Saints in Paradise is a satirical novel and it’s his first work of fiction, published in 2017 by Harper Collins India.

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