WELCOME BOOKSELLERS AND LIBRARIANS
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.
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).
Resources for Affiliate Members
- What's New in Romance Fiction?
- Romance Statistics
- About the Romance Genre
- Romance Subgenres
- Honor Roll and Best-selling Authors
- RITA Award-winning Romances
Find the latest award-winning books from your favorite authors.
- Speakers Bureau
Find a speaker for your next event!
- Find a Chapter
- Contact us for Libraries Seeking Foreign Editions
Librarian & Bookseller Events
- Librarians Day at the RWA Conference
Join us in San Diego on July 13, 2016.
- Bookseller/Librarian Networking Event at RWA2016. More information to come.
- BookExpo America
RWA will host a booth at the 2016 BookExpo America in Chicago.
- Public Library Association Conference
RWA will host a booth at the 2016 PLA Conference.
- Frankfurt Book Fair
RWA will host a booth at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair.
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