Laura Castoro to be honored

Long-time Pine Bluff resident, Laura Parker Castoro, is being honored by Romantic Times Magazine at their special event “Honoring the Legends of Romance”. Castoro is one of several Romance authors who are considered “Pioneers” of the Historical Romance genre in fiction being so honored on May 3-4 in Kansas City, Kan.

A special Anniversary Ball, will commemorate the 30th RT booklovers convention. Many of the historical romance authors of the ‘70s to mid-’80s, as well as many industry professionals from the early days of romance will be amoung the celebrants.

Amoung the authors taking part will be: Mary Balogh, Rosanne Bittner, Jennifer Blake, Virginia Brown, Robyn Carr, Laura Castoro (Laura Parker), Phoebe Conn, Jude Deveraux, Thea Devine, Shirl Henke, Laura Kinsale, Patricia Rice, Karen Robards, Bertrice Small, Bobbi Smith, Janelle Taylor, Cynthia Wright. For more information email Connie Perry,