What is Romance Writers of America®?
Romance Writers of America® is a national non-profit genre writers’ association — the largest of its kind in the world. RWA advances the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy. For more information, refer to the ‘About Us’ section of the RWA National Web site at www.rwanational.org
Can I be a member of my local chapter without being a national member?
No. You cannot be a member of an affiliated RWA local chapter without being a member in good standing with National RWA.
How much does it cost to join the Austin chapter?
Annual dues are $40 per calendar year when paid November through April. Members who join after May 1 pay only $20 for the remainder of the calendar year. [Click here to download a Membership Application.]
Can I attend a meeting without joining?
Yes! You can attend three meetings as a visitor. After that time you will be asked to become a member.
Is there a fee to attend the monthly meetings?
No. Monthly meetings are free as a benefit of the annual membership dues.
I have other questions – who can I talk to?
Our membership coordinator can answer your questions and can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.