During the 2018 RWA Annual Conference, RWA held a Diversity Summit to share ideas, identify roadblocks, and reaffirm a commitment to fostering a romance genre that represents the wide array of authors and readers that love it. The Summit was attended by 50-60 people, including industry professionals
Avon Books announces the Beverly Jenkins Diverse Voices Sponsorship at the 2018 Romance Writers of America national conference
In 2017, RWA conducted a Diversity Survey in order to gain a better understanding of our membership. By collecting this initial demographic data, and by adding voluntary demographic questions to membership and renewal applications in the future, we hope to be better able to serve all of our members.
In continuing its commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion within the organization and the romance industry, Romance Writers of America will hold its second Diversity Summit at the 2018 RWA Conference in Denver on Friday, July 20.
An update on policy changes and ongoing Board initiatives