The latest news from the Romantic Novelists' Association:
2013 Romantic Novel of the Year awarded to Jenny Colgan ~ 16 May 2013
Jenny Colgan wins Romantic Novel of the Year with Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams and the Joan Hessayon Award presented to Liesel Schwartz for A Conspiracy of Alchemists
Ida Pollock becomes RNA Honorary Vice President ~ 23 Apr 2013
Joan Hessayon Award 2013 ~ 8 Apr 2013
Nine debut authors are contenders for the 2013 Joan Hessayon Award for New Writers
RoNA Category Award Winners 2013 ~ 26 Feb 2013
Five category winners who will contest the prestigious Romantic Novel of the Year announced at a glittering reception in London.
Judy Finnigan and Richard Madeley to announce the winners on 26 February.
Jane Lovering wins 2012 Romantic Novel of the Year ~ 18 May 2012
Jane Lovering has been awarded 2012 Romantic Novel of the Year for her fresh romantic comedy Please Don’t Stop the Music. She narrowly beat two time award winner Rosie Thomas.
Victory for Katie Fforde and Rosie Thomas, winners of contemporary and epic awards, and triumph for independent publishers Choc Lit and Piccadilly Press who took home the three remaining awards.
Independent publisher Choc Lit pit 29 year old Kate Johnson against romantic fiction’s biggest hitters Katie Fforde, Freya North and Jill Mansell, while Michael Arditti is sole male nominee for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Awards 2012
New RNA brand is launched ~ 21 Nov 2011
The Romantic Novelists' Association launched its new look at its Winter Party in London on 17 November.
RNA President retires after 24 years’ service ~ 24 May 2011
Diane Pearson hands over the Presidency of the RNA to Katie Fforde
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