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March 15, 2024
6:00 pm
7:00 pm

Darby Baham: HER NEW YORK MINUTE (With Taj McCoy)

Join The Ivy Bookshop at Bird in Hand for a Friday of writing & romance with Darby Baham and Taj McCoy, celebrating the new book in Baham’s The Friendship Chronicles series! Her New York Minute is all about pursuing your dreams– and finding coexistence between your career, friends and dreams of love. In Darby Baham’s own words, it’s her continued “love letter to female friendships… offering an intimate look into the dynamic love lives of Black women.” We can’t wait to hear the conversation between these two novelists, and we hope you’ll join us for this evening of discussion and connection.

Darby Baham is an author and storyteller on a mission to make women like herself feel seen and believe that love is possible for them, yes them. The former Times Picayune and Washington Post contributor often uses her doubts, hopes, and fears to connect with her readers and inform the themes in her Harlequin romance series, The Friendship Chronicles. The fourth book in the series, Her New York Minute, was released in January 2024, continuing her love letter to female friendships and offering an intimate look into the dynamic love lives of Black women.

Oakland-born law grad, Taj McCoy, is the author of Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell, Zora Books Her Happy Ever After, and editor of the disaster romcom anthology Even If the Sky Is Falling. In addition to writing, Taj works as a literary agent and a higher education consultant. She joined Rees Literary Agency in 2022 and aims to widen the entryway for marginalized authors and to normalize Black joy, fat joy, celebrations of culture, and love without limitations, representing Children’s and Adult Fiction and Nonfiction. Her newest novel The Good Ones Are Taken releases in April 2024.

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