RRAW AUTHORS YOU'LL MEET

At RRAW, you'll get to meet, chat with and take photos with your favorite romance novel authors. 

List is updating constantly

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BRENDA JACKSON

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of over 140 books and novellas, and 15 million books in print. Her professional writing career began in 1995 with the release of her first book, Tonight and Forever.

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REESE RYAN

Reese Ryan is the author of twenty published works of romantic fiction and counting. Her stories feature a cast of flawed, complex characters. 

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LAQUETTE

2021 Vivian Award finalist and DEIA activist in the romance industry, LaQuette writes sexy, stylish, and sensational romance. She crafts dramatic, emotionally epic tales that are deeply pigmented by reality's paintbrush.

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VANESSA RILEY

I write Historical Fiction and Historical Romance (Georgian, Regency, & Victorian Eras) featuring hidden histories, dazzling multi-culture communities, and strong sisterhoods.

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SHERELLE GREEN

I love crafting my characters like I take my coffee. Strong, dark, and flavorful. And just like the first sip, it’s all about the very first line of their journey.

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MAISEY YATES

Maisey Yates is a New York Times bestselling author of over one hundred romance novels. Whether she’s writing strong, hard-working cowboys, dissolute princes, or family stories, she loves getting lost in fictional worlds.

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Andrew Grey

Andrew Grey is the author of over 100 works of Contemporary Gay Romantic fiction.

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PIPER HUGULEY

Named in 2015 as a top ten historical romance novelist in Publisher's Weekly. She is also a 2013 & 2014 Golden Heart finalist.

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GINA MAXWELL

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling and #1 International bestselling author living in the upper Midwest, despite her scathing hatred of snow and cold weather. As a lifelong romance novel addict, she began writing as another way of enjoying her love of Happily Ever Afters

 

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SULEIKHA SNYDER

Suleikha Snyder is a best-selling and award-winning author of contemporary and erotic romance, whose works have been showcased in Entertainment Weekly, BuzzFeed, The Times of India, and NPR.

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BEVERLY JENKINS

The recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance. 

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ROBIN COVINGTON

A USAToday and Wall Street Journal bestseller, Robin Covington loves to explore the theme of fooling around and falling in love in her books. Her stories burn up the sheets, one page at a time.

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SYNITHIA WILLIAMS

Synithia has loved romance novels since reading her first one at the age of 13. It was only natural she would begin penning her own soon after. She  becme a published author in 2010.

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NAIMA SIMONE

Published since 2009, USA Today Bestselling author Naima Simone loves writing sizzling romances with heart, a touch of humor, and snark. 

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ELLE WRIGHT

Elle is an award-winning author of edgy contemporary romance loaded with heat, humor, and scandal. Her novels feature strong, intelligent, courageous, beautiful, yet flawed, heroes and heroines of color.  

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KWANA JACKSON

A USA Today Bestseller Kwana’s self-published novel, BOUNCE won the Golden Leaf for best novel with strong romance elements from the New Jersey chapter of Romance Writers of America.

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SIERA LONDON

I write about Sassy, Sensual heroines and the Alpha Males that love them, flaws and all, and the he author of twenty-two contemporary fiction novels and novellas . I'm is a native Floridian who served 22 years in the United States Navy.

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KELLY FARMER

Author of Queer Contemporary Romance with snarky humor and heart

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BAILEY WEST

BAILEY WEST IS AN AVID READER TURNED AUTHOR. SHE BEGAN HER LITERARY JOURNEY WITH BLUE'S BEAUTY (THE BLUETTE MEN SERIES) BOOK ONE. SHE HAS PRODUCED CHART-TOPPING NOVELS SINCE ITS RELEASE. SHE BELIEVES IN EMPOWERING PEOPLE THROUGH WRITTEN AND SPOKEN WORD. SHE HOPES TO LEAVE A LASTING IMPRESSION ON EVERYONE THAT READS HER BOOKS.

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TRACEY LIVESAY

Tracey Livesay’s latest release, American Royalty is a dangerously sexy rom-com that evokes the real life romance between Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle, and is one of the most buzzed about books of 2022. She’s the 2021 Emma Award winner for Best Interracial Romance for Like Lovers Do, which was also named one of the 100 Best Fiction Books of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews. 

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IRIS BOLLING

USA Today bestselling author Iris Bolling published her first novel, Once You’ve Touched the Heart in 2008. This self-published work was the first installment to the popular Heart Series.

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DENNY BRYCE

An award-winning author and three-time RWA Golden Heart® finalist, including twice for WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES, her debut historical fiction novel.

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JACQUELIN THOMAS

Jacquelin Thomas’ books have garnered several awards, including two EMMA awards, the Romance In Color Reviewers Award, Readers Choice Award, and the Atlanta Choice Award in the Religious & Spiritual category.

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MEL WALKER

Mel Walker has been writing fiction most of his adult life. Specializing in Short Stories and Contemporary fiction and Romance Novels. 

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DEBORAH FLETCHER MELLO

Writing since forever and can’t imagine herself doing anything else. Her first romance novel, Take Me to Heart, earned her a 2004 Romance Slam Jam nomination for Best New Author, and in 2009, she won an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for her ninth novel, Tame a Wild Stallion. 

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SHERYL LISTER

A multi-award winning author and has enjoyed reading and writing for as long as she can remember.

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RONA D. DRINKARD

Rona D. Drinkard is the self-published author of an award-winning novel about three beautiful ladies in search of love, freedom and happiness.  It's a timeless and relatable story that takes you on a journey filled with twists and turns, ups and downs and sprinkles of humor along the way.

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CHERIS HODGES

Bitten by the writing bug at an early age Cheris always knew she wanted to be a writer.  She wrote her first romance novel, Revelations, after having a vivid dream about the characters. She hopped out of bed at 2 A.M. and started writing. 

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CHANDRA BLUMBERG

Chandra Blumberg writes funny, heartwarming love stories about characters that feel real and relatable. When it comes to her writing process, getting to that happily ever after is half the fun.

 

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