Booksellers and Librarians

Romance Writers of America is proud to forge a lasting relationship between authors and those responsible for putting their work in the hands of the public. To that end, we are pleased to provide a variety of resources and programs designed to benefit both booksellers and librarians.

Become an Affiliate Member

Romance-friendly booksellers and librarians who would like to become members of RWA may join as Affiliate members.  Membership is $10 annually.

Affiliate members receive:

  • Member rate for the RWA Conference.
  • Access to a special discussion forum for romance-friendly booksellers and librarians.
  • The ability to join RWA chapters (all chapter membership fees apply).
Note: Affiliate members do not receive the RWR, shall not have any voting rights, or the right to hold office in RWA.

Librarian and Bookseller Events

  • Librarians Day at the RWA Conference: Check back for more information on this day of education, prizes, and fun!
  • American Library Association Conference: Check back for future RWA appearances at the ALA conference.

Awards, Grants and Collections


  • RWA staff is available to speak as romance genre experts on librarian and bookseller panels or webinars.
  • Add yourself to our list of "Libraries Seeking Foreign Editions" to receive donations of foreign edition romance novels from authors! Contact RWA with your library's information.
  • Hosting a special romance fiction event or opening a new romance fiction collection? Email Us to request promotional items to your store or library.
  • Download shelf talkers to use in your bookstore or library to promote your romance fiction collection.
  • Looking for a speaker for the next romance fiction event at your bookstore or library? Let us help you find an author through our Speakers Bureau.
  • See which romances hit the bestseller lists each week.
  • Get ideas for Romantic Displays for your library.