Racism Stirs the Pot for the Romance Writers Group

Racism Stirs the Pot for the Romance Writers Group

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The Romance Writers Group or the R.W.A., have lost eight board members and the former president. They have resigned their positions due to their reaction and treatment of a member after that member criticized another member’s book. The member, Courtney Milan, who was a former board member and on the ethics committee, accused another member, Kathryn Lynn Davis, of using racist language in her novel, Somewhere Lies the Moon. Milan went on Twitter to vent her frustrations with the novel.   Image via Thread Reader   Milan, who is Chinese-American, took offense to the way Davis described a 19th Century …