TODAY! If you’re in #yyc I want you at Eau Claire noon to 4 pm for Calgary’s first romance novel fest! #sultrysummeryyc

Today, kitten, you’re going to find true love.

Probably between the pages of a book, but maybe with a real life cowboy, firefighter or Viscountess. Stranger things have happened. If you’ve in the Calgary area (if you’re in Edmonton or Montana, if you start driving NOW, you’ll get here for the party), get yourself over here:

because we are going to get your summer off to the most SIZZLING start imaginable. Just look at what we’ve got planned for you:

author sightings and signings ENTERTAINMENT prizes GAMES books FAB PERFORMERS
including NAKED GIRLS READING (but they’ll be clothed)
the sensational spoken word poet MEL VEE
DANIELLE FRENCH performing from Miss Scarlett and the Madmen (REALLY!!)
“she’s a night on the town you’ll never forget” MANHATTAN WILDE
did we mention BOOKS also SURPRISES

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Featured local authors include B.C. Deeks, Nancy M. Bell, Bernice Bohnet, Victoria Chatham, M. Jane Colette, Shaa Dickson, Amy Jo Fleming, Tina Griffith, Rayanne Haines, Jenna Howard, Jilly Jaxx, Shelley Kassian, Elizabeth Kelly, Gwen Knight, Kymber Morgan, Jan O’Hara, Katie O’Connor, Alyssa Linn Palmer, Jude Pittman, Mahrie G. Reid, Brenda Sinclair, Melanie Standford, Suzanne Stengl, Billie Turner, A. M. Westerling, and Sasha White.

The entire event will be livecast by Josh Pantalleresco of JUST JOSHING, and you can can catch the stream here or watch Twitter for #sultrysummeryyc updates:

SULTRY & sweet SUMMER reads YYC FB Event

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click here to see the full list of SULTRY & sweet Authors & Performers

You should come because–love, in all its complexities diversities, is how we change the world. Don’t believe me?

Listen (I say “the woman comes first in every way,” among other things, on CBC. Yes, that was so on my bucket list, apparently):

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SULTRY & sweet SUMMER reads YYC would like to gratefully acknowledge the enthusiastic support and participation of authors, organizers, and talent from:

and, of course, the women who have been putting T&A in Calgary’s Literary Scene with abandon:

WANT TO HELP OUT WITH THE ROMANCE REVOLUTION? Had the best time ever? Mark February 2, 2019 on your calendars, and contact M. Jane Colette at to find out how you can get involved.


About mjanecolette

Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance Tell Me, the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) Consequences (of defensive adultery), and the rom-com (she's versatile) Cherry Pie Cure, as well as the non-fiction collection of essays Rough Draft Confessions: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway. Coming in 2018: Text Me, Cupid, a steamy romance in four episodes. Current WiPs: Queer Christmas in Cowtown, Jewel of the Not-So-Spectacular Boobs, All In the Cards, and Un-Valentine. Yes, working on four projects simultaneously is a spectacularly bad idea.

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