The Vivian Contest

The Vivian recognizes excellence in romance writing and showcases author talent and creativity. We celebrate the power of the romance genre with its central message of hope--because happily ever afters are for everyone.

**Deadline extended!** Judge applications are open now until November 20! Click the link below to apply; find out more about judging here. Email contest@rwa.org with questions. 

Vivian Judge Application



Contest Rules

View the rules of the Vivian Contest

Contest Deadlines

Important contest dates 

Categories

Contest categories

Judges

Information on contest judging

Scoring

How entries in each round will be scored