The 2021 Vivian Contest has closed to entries. 

 Based on the number of judges accepted, we are able to announce a final entry cap of 850 entries

Including entries on the waitlist, we have reached our final entry cap and will not be accepting any more entries. Entrants on the waitlist will be contacted the week of November 23rd with an update on their waitlist status. 

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Congratulations to the RWA members who hit the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and/or USA Today best-seller lists this week!
Romance Writers of America has joined with the Authors Guild, along with author organizations and authors themselves, in signing a letter to Audible expressing our grave concern over its exchange policy, and to ask that it immediately end its attempt
To RWA’s members who have graciously contacted us since yesterday’s leadership change announcement, thank you for reaching out to the Board with your concerns. We appreciate and understand your inquiries.

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