For Published Authors
Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence
This contest was conceived in honor of multi-RITA Winner Gayle Wilson to award excellence in published romance fiction. The contest is judged by avid readers of romance, booksellers, and/or librarians. The winners of each category are awarded a bookmark engraved with the author's name and the book's title. Winners will also be included in a full-page RWR advertisement. The 2014 contest is open.
For Unpublished Authors
Linda Howard Award of Excellence
This contest was conceived in honor of best-selling author Linda Howard to award excellence in unpublished romance fiction and their authors. The contest is judged by trained, PRO and published authors. The winners of each category are awarded a specially designed pin. Winners will also be included in the RWR announcements. The 2014 contest will open soon.
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