Facing financial instability and high turnover, the RWA board appeals to members for support.
Can the organization stay on track with plans for change?
According to the Romance Writers of America website, multiple board members have resigned, including the president, president-elect,
Romance Writers of America (RWA) is the leading organization for a genre that is a force within publishing. Romance titles consist of a third of all book sales and bring in over $1 billion a year
The Vivian Awards—the new annual Romance Writers of America award series replaces the problematic RITAs—is experiencing its first scandal.
Publishers say they are committed to diversity and inclusion, but concerns linger that their efforts may be performative.
Hot Shots looks at recent publishing news in the headlines like news that a James Patterson–Bill Clinton novel coming in June 2021.
Conflict over ethics, diversity, marginalization, privilege, and “polite” discourse have prompted tumult and mass exodus from RWA—as well as cancellation of the 2020 RITA contest We can say one thing with certainty: when nine Romance Writers of America board members and the former president resigned from the organization over the holidays, it was about much more than … Read more
Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference provides education for authors on craft and business of succeeding in a highly competitive genre..
author Faleena Hopkins started sending cease-and-desist letters to other romance novelists using the word cocky in their book titles.