About Our Chapter

About Indiana RWA
Indiana Romance Writers of America is chapter #15 of the Romance Writers of America® (RWA). Our Chapter was founded January 1, 1982, and incorporated in 1985. We are a professional organization dedicated to creating high-quality romance writing in all genres through education and networking among authors, editors, agents, and others in the publishing industry. Our mission is to educate and encourage authors at all levels in their pursuit of excellence in romance writing.

**2017 Program Schedule**
Visitors are welcome and may attend up to two meetings before joining. Many programs are recorded and available to IRWA members for viewing and listening!
October 14, 2017 - Kennedy Layne/Mr. Layne: How to be A Successful Author/Supportive Spouse
November 17-19 - Bradford Woods Retreat (Registration is currently open to IRWA members and will open October 1 to non-members if space is available.)

2017 Indiana Golden Opportunity (IGO) Contest Finalists
Contemporary Romance: Tanya Agler, Cheryl Ford, Becke Turner
Historical Romance: Susan Payne, Terra Rogerson, Lisa Marie Wilkinson
Inspirational Romance: Kathleen D. Bailey, Robyn Hook, Amanda Wen
Paranormal Romance: Fenley Grant, Lisa Knight, Sarah MacGregor
Romantic Suspense: Barbara Forlenza, Annie Parnell, Monique Headley,
Young Adult Romance: Jenna Grinstead, Jenna Grinstead, Gregory Henry
Winners and Best of the Best will be announced in November!

Upcoming Meeting

Upcoming Meeting

Date: 10/14/2017

Time: Board Meeting 10:00am - 11:30am
Business Meeting 11:30am - 12:00pm
Social and Discussion Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Program: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Franklin Road Branch Library
5550 S. Franklin Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239
Topic: Kennedy Layne: How to be a Successful Author
Mr. Layne: How to be a Supportive Spouse to an Author

Questions? Contact IRWAPresident@gmail.com

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2017 IRWA Program Speaker Schedule
Join IRWA for another great new year! Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month at the Franklin Road Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library, 5550 S. Franklin Road, Indianapolis 46239. Visitors are welcome to attend up to two meetings before joining.

Chapter business meeting 11:30am - 1
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For more information on our chapter, please contact Mellanie Szereto at mellanieszereto@hotmail.com.