RWA Steffie Walker Bookseller of the Year

The RWA Steffie Walker Bookseller of the Year award is given annually to one special bookseller who provides outstanding service to romance readers and demonstrates notable support of romance authors and the romance genre.


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2019 RWA Steffie Walker Bookseller of the Year

Michelle Haring, Cupboard Maker Books

Michelle has owned Cupboard Maker Books, an independent bookstore in Central Pennsylvania, for twenty-one years. She loves romance, her favorite genre since she started devouring Harlequin novels as a preteen. Michelle reads approximately a book a day, and most of these are romance. The Cupboard Maker Books hosts seven book clubs, including a romance book club. Book signings occur several times a month and include literary-themed parties and multiauthor signings. Michelle is a member of Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers and enjoys encouraging authors at all points in their careers. In 2013, she won RT Book Reviews Bookseller of the Year and the 2018 RT Book Reviews Creative Initiative Award.  

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Michelle Mioff-Haring