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YALLWEST 2019 Panel: Real Talk: If Nobody Dates IRL, Why Are Romcoms On The Rise?

  • Santa Monica High School, Barnum Hall (map)

What's with the return of the rom-com in an era when fewer teens than ever are dating? Why the interest in fictional dates if teens IRL rarely go on them? Is human-to-human romance overrated?

With: Mary H. K. Choi, Melissa De La Cruz (moderator), Sarah Dessen, Sandhya Menon, Adam Silvera, and Jennifer E. Smith