CONTACT

Please send questions to frankmkalan@gmail.com. We will reply to all inquiries though we may need a couple of days to do so.

PRICING

Prices for works range from $400-$750 depending on the complexity of the piece and supporting materials available. 

The Frank Kalan Romance Cover Art Collection (Browne Popular Culture Library)

Researchers can access publicly available materials by contacting the Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University.

Articles AND WORKS ON THE GENRE

What Happened to the Harlequin Romance (The New Yorker, 2014)
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/what-happened-to-the-harlequin-romance

Mills and Boon Romances Are Actually Feminist Texts, Academic Says  (The Guardian, 2016)
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/24/mills-and-boon-romances-are-actually-feminist-texts-academic-says

With Romance Novels Booming Beefcake Sells, But It Doesn’t Pay  (The NYT, 2016)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/03/business/media/with-romance-novels-booming-beefcake-sells-but-it-doesnt-pay.html

Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels  (Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan, 2009)
https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Heaving-Bosoms-Bitches-Romance/dp/1416571221/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1498586726&sr=1-1&keywords=beyond+heaving+bosoms

Reading The Romance: Women, Patriarchy and Popular Literature (Janice A. Radway, 1984)
https://www.amazon.com/Reading-Romance-Patriarchy-Popular-Literature/dp/0807843490

Romance BLOGS AND Discussion Sites

Smart Bitches Trashy Books 
Fun reads and reviews about the romance genre, run by the same team who wrote Beyond Heaving Bosoms
http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com

Cover Café 
Blogs, features, industry links and an annual on-line contest celebrating the best covers in a variety of romance categories
http://www.covercafe.com

RT BookReviews 
Reviews, ratings and archived content
http://www.rtbookreviews.com

All About Romance
Reviews, author interviews and industry commentary
http://allaboutromance.com