Booksellers and Librarians Landing Page


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

Looking for more information on the romance genre or have a question about RWA? Ask RWA's Bookseller and Librarian Liaison.

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Become an Affiliate Member

Romance-friendly booksellers and librarians who would like to become members of RWA may join as Affiliate members.  Affiliate members receive the member rate for the RWA Conference, as well as access to the Librarian and Bookseller Community on myRWA (the member section of the RWA website).

Librarian & Bookseller Events

Awards, Grants and Collections

  • Librarian of the Year
    Our annual award for one librarian who has shown outstanding suport of the romance genre.
  • Bookseller of the Year
    Annual recognition for booksellers who have taken special care to promote the romance genre.
  • RWA Library Grant
    Given through PLA, this grant provides a public library the opportunity to build or expand its romance fiction collection and/or host romance programming.
  • Center for the Book
    RWA is proud to announce this affiliation with the Library of Congress.
  • Archives and Collections