12 Apr 2015

A life of romance

From Sunday Morning, 11:38 am on 12 April 2015

Daphne de Jong mdWallace Chapman may have a future as a literary romantic hero now that Daphne Clair De Jong has admitted he is "handsome enough".

Daphne began writing romances for Mills and Boon in the late 70’s and has published nearly 60 books. She appears often on US romance best seller lists.

Daphne Clair de Jong is current President of Honour of the New Zealand Society of Authors and is delivering the Janet Frame Memorial Lecture on May 7 as part of the Dunedin Writer's Festival.

She talks to Wallace Chapman about her life of romance.