We are the finalists and winners of Romance Writers of America's ® prestigious Golden Heart ® Competition.
We strive to encourage and promote awareness of and excellence in romantic fiction.
2011 Golden Pen Winners
PARANORMAL (Leis Pederson, editor, Berkeley Publishing Group)
SINGLE TITLE (Katherine Pelz, editor, Berkeley Publishing Group)
SERIES CONTEMPORARY (Susan Litman, editor, Harlequin Enterprises [Special Edition])
HISTORICAL (Deb Werksman, editor, Sourcebooks)
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE (Holly Blanck, editor, St. Martin’s Press)
YOUNG ADULT (Regina Griffin, editor, Egmont USA)
INSPIRATIONAL (Melissa Endlich, editor, Harlequin Enterprises [Steeple Hill])
NSRE (Valerie Gray, editor, Harlequin Enterprises [MIRA and SPICE])
* indicates a manuscript that was requested by the final-round judge.