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.

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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!
We’re excited to announce our 2021 Librarians Day Keynote Speaker: Kimberla Lawson Roby! New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and podcast host Kimberla Lawson Roby has published 28 books, including fiction and nonfiction titles.

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