~~ NEXT EVENT ~~
When: March 22-25, 2017
Where: Marriot LAX (Los Angeles, CA)
The Romance Slam Jam Book Lovers Convention (RSJ) supports the authors, readers, and industry specialists who enjoy “own voices” romance books featuring black and multicultural protagonists.
This amazing 4-day, fun-filled event (full of romance author and booklover activities, reader and writer workshops, and local excursions) culminates on the last day with the convention banquet, featuring an industry keynote speaker and the ceremony for the coveted Emma Awards. The Emma Awards are the premier industry awards for authors of black romance.
~~ FUTURE EVENTS ~~
When: May 2 – 7, 2017
Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta (GA)
The RT Booklovers Convention is the book-industry event where you can mix business with pleasure. Attend more than 200 workshops as well as numerous parties and reader events that will keep you informed and in touch while having fun. It’s where friends new and old come together to learn about the industry we love and to have fun with authors and fellow book lovers.
RWA 39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
When: July 26 – 29, 2017
Where: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort (Orlando, FL)
The RWA Conference is the place where career-focused romance writers gather to make lasting connections and grow their careers—and so much more. When 2,000 romance writers and industry professionals assemble in one place, the sense of community is undeniable. At the conference, career-focused romance writers can anticipate: education and information; networking with fellow writers; interaction with editors, agents, publishers, vendors, retailers, and other romance publishing industry professionals.
~~ PRIOR EVENTS ~~
RWA 36TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
When: July 13 – 16, 2016
Where: San Diego, CA
ROMANCE SLAM JAM
When: April 28-30, 2016
Where: Detroit. MI