QUESTIONS? Our luncheon chairs for 2014 are Heather LeonardLaura Hayden, and Ali Hubbard. You can reach them at luncheon@ southernmagic.org.

GOODREADS. Join our group here to chat about the luncheon.

TWITTER. Our handle is @SouthernMagicRW, and we use the hashtag #MagicLunch when we tweet about our big day.

FAME. Publishers Weekly romance blogger Barbara Vey was a special guest at our 2013 luncheon. She wrote about her experience here. Thanks Barbara! We hope you'll come back.

STORIED PAST. Our previous keynote speakers include romance greats Linda Howard, Gayle Wilson, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Connie Brockway, Anne Stuart, Jeaniene Frost, and Victoria Dahl.

A LEG UP. After we cover costs, proceeds from the luncheon go back into the Southern Magic coffers. We are the Birmingham chapter of the non-profit organization Romance Writers of America. We use our funds to forward our mission of promoting excellence in romantic fiction and supporting romance writers. You can help by telling other romance readers about our luncheon. We would love to have you as our guests!

 
Romance Readers Luncheon
Our next Magic Lunch will be served in Birmingham, AL, on November 1, 2014. Scroll down to register!
Our keynote speaker is Sylvia Day. Sylvia is the #1 New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of over 20 award-winning novels sold in more than 40 countries. She is a #1 bestselling author in 21 countries, with tens of millions of copies of her books in print. Her Crossfire series has been optioned for television by Lionsgate, and she has been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author.

Our welcome speaker is Naima Simone, Southern Magic's 2014 president. Naima writes erotic romance for Ellora's Cave and romantic suspense for Entangled Publishing. New York Times bestselling author Christy Reece says of her work, "Emotional, suspenseful, and sexy, with wonderful characters...Naima Simone has penned the kind of romantic suspense I love to read!"

The luncheon will be held at The Harbert Center, 2019 4th Ave. N., Birmingham, AL 35203.

Register now!
Southern Magic Members:
$30 until Aug 31; $35 Sept 1 to Oct 26

Other RWA Members:
$35 until Aug 31; $40 Sept 1 to Oct 26

Non-RWA Members:
$40 until Aug 31; $48 Sept 1 to Oct 26

(All attendees must be 18 or older.)

Registrations Oct 27 and later are not guaranteed admission and will be put on a wait list.
After registering, pay for your ticket via PayPal. Send funds to treasurer@southernmagic.org. Or pay via check made out to Southern Magic, Inc., and mail to Southern Magic RWA, P.O. Box 241312, Montgomery, AL 36124.
Questions? Contact the luncheon chairs at luncheon@ southernmagic.org.
Apply to host a table!
If you are a published author who would like to host a table at the luncheon, we ask that you bring a themed basket to be given away as a door prize, as well as work with our designee to ensure your book signing is done properly. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2014, so don't delay.

We hope to have two authors at every table. We'll pair up authors based on their similar reading audience. Both authors will be able to promote their works. All applications will be considered, but we cannot guarantee a table for hosting. For example, preference may be given to Southern Magic RWA PAN-eligible members with 2014 releases, etc. However, we will gladly extend our author discount to ALL authors who apply and are Southern Magic members with recent releases or other chapter RWA members with 2014 releases. You will be included as an Attending Author.

We will notify you of your table hosting status by May 15, 2014.

Apply for RWA PAN membership

Join Southern Magic

After registering, pay for your ticket via PayPal. Send funds to treasurer@southernmagic.org. Or pay via check made out to Southern Magic, Inc., and mail to Southern Magic RWA, P.O. Box 241312, Montgomery, AL 36124.

Questions? Contact the luncheon chairs at luncheon@ southernmagic.org.

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