The Voice of Romance Writers

Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to advance the professional and common business interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy and by increasing public awareness of the romance genre.

RWA is committed to providing all of its members with an environment free from discrimination and harassment. RWA does not discriminate against or allow harassment of any member based on race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, ancestry, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law. In order to create a safe and respectful environment, discrimination and harassment of any sort is prohibited in RWA.

Become a Member of RWA

RWA offers access to a wide range of benefits available exclusively to members. We want you to have the most relevant, up-to-date information and resources to better inform your career decisions and increase your understanding of the industry.

  • Advocacy
  • Community
  • Conferences
  • Contests
  • Education
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Subscriptions and Discounts
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Get Involved

One of the biggest benefits of RWA membership is the unprecedented number of opportunities to interact with fellow writers who are in all stages of their careers. We believe an important part of a career writer’s job is peer networking, and we are committed to helping members foster those connections through our chapters, forums, and PAN and PRO communities of practice. Members can also serve the organization and help shape its future by volunteering on both a local and national level. What are you waiting for? Join us today!

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