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    The Voice of Romance Writers

    Romance Writers of America is dedicated to advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy. 

    See what we're all about and learn more about this strong, dynamic association.


    From its monthly trade magazine to conference workshops and online classes, RWA offers a variety of educational opportunities for romance writers to learn and improve upon the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the fast-paced romance publishing industry.


    Through local chapter meetings, national conferences, online discussion forums, specialized communities and more, RWA members create contacts to further their professions. With 10,000 members, there is always a potential career connection to be made!

    RWA Awards

    RWA sponsors several awards programs, including the RITA award for published romance fiction and the Golden Heart award for unpublished romance fiction. Lifetime achievement, service, librarian and bookseller honors also are presented annually. Check out the most current recipients.