"Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing

    At the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing, hundreds of romance authors meet with and sign their books for fans, with the proceeds from book sales going to literacy organizations. Since 1990, RWA has raised more than $825,000 to fight illiteracy.

     Thank you to everyone who supported the 2013 Literacy Autographing! This year, we raised $52,309.24. The 2013 beneficiaries of the Literacy Autographing are ProLiteracy Worldwide, Literacy Action, Inc., and Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta.

    The 2014 "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing will be on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in the 3rd floor ballroom.

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    Signing Guidelines

    We are currently at capacity for the Literacy Autographing and will place authors on a wait list in the event that openings become available. (Updated April 14, 2014)

    In keeping with the purpose of RWA’s Literacy Autographing, which is to raise money for literacy programs by selling signed books:

    • Works must be 2013-2014 copyrighted romance novel(s) or novella(s).
    • Signing authors must be registered for the conference.
    • Self-published works are accepted.
    • Due to space limitations, priority will be given to PAN members and print books.
    • Authors are only able to sign up to two titles.
    • All proceeds will be collected by RWA and donated to ProLiteracy.
    • Registration opens January 21, 2014.
    • All books must have an ISBN barcode on them (either printed or a sticker).
    • Free books or ARCs are not allowed to be given away at this event.
    • The deadline to register for the Literacy Autographing is May 1, 2014.

    Please click here to download the Literacy Autographing Registration Form.

    Please e-mail with questions.

    Attendee Guidelines and Information

    The RWA2014 Literacy Autographing will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in the 3rd floor ballroom. Here are the guidelines and information for attending this event:

    • This event is open to the public and is free of charge to attend.
    • Since this is a fundraiser event for Pro-Literacy, attendees will not be allowed to bring books from home into the event. Plan to purchase books on-site.
    • We accept cash and major credit cards.
    • A full list of signing authors will be posted in May 2014.

    Please e-mail with questions.