Our Members

Some Chicago-North Romance Writers of America┬« members have published dozens of books. Some of us have won awards or made it to the best-seller lists. Some of us have yet to be published. We write in all of the romance subgenres: Young Adult. Historical. Contemporary. Paranormal. Erotic. Romantic Suspense. Whether you’ve got a string of hits behind you or you’re still struggling with Page 3 of your first manuscript, you’re welcome to join us!

Nidhi AgarwalContemporary Romance 
Sarah M. AndersonContemporary Romance
Catherine AndorkaContemporary Romance
Robyn BacharSci-fi, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance
J. Leigh BaileyM/M Short Fiction
Cari BallentineContemporary Romance 
Katrina A. BauerContemporary Romance
Michelle Blackstone  
Erin BrambillaYoung Adult 
Marilyn BrantWomen's Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense
Mackenzie Broderick  
Nina Brottman 
Lisa CahillContemporary Romance 
Jenny Carney  
Carroll Meta  
Julie Ciaramella  
Mary Collins  
Patty CopelandContemporary, Romantic Suspense, Women's Fiction
Melanie Courtney  
Gay Cronin  
Michelle Dayton  
Sonali DevMainstream Fiction, Contemporary Bollywood Romance
Denise DiLeo  
Kelly DuffContemporary Romance 
Lisa Dworkin  
Simone ElkelesTeen/Young Adult Romance
Kelly Farmer  
Tory Ferrera  
Gretchen Friel  
Blythe GiffordHistorical Romance
Alma-Marie Graf  
Pauline GruberYoung Adult Fantasy
Lisa Guest  
Elizabeth HarmonContemporary Romance, Historical Romance
Karen Dale Harris  
Nicole HohmannYoung Adult 
Patricia Jackson  
Julie JamesContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Monica Dashwood  
Tammy James  
Melonie JohnsonParanormal and Contemporary Romance 
Ruth KaufmanHistorical, Contemporary, Young Adult Romance
Beth KeryContemporary Erotic Romance, Historical, Paranormal
Kit KilroyHistorical Romance
Pamala Knight  
Vanessa M. KnightNew Adult Romance
Janice Laird  
Robbin Luckett  
Myrna MackenzieContemporary Romance
Morgan MandelContemporary Romance
Mari ManningContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Michelle Jean MarieHistorical Romance
Lisa McLuckie  
Kate MeaderContemporary Romance
Anna Michelson  
Courtney MilanHistorical Romance
Cynthia Ripley MillerHistorical Romance
Charlene Nottoli  
Maribeth O'Dell  
Rebel Nicks O'DeyErotica, Contemporary Romance
Erica O'RourkeYoung Adult
AnnMarie OrtegaErotica 
Mari Otto  
Rachelle Paige CampbellContemporary Romance
Kathe Pate  
A.J. PineContemporary Romance
Allie PleiterInspirational Romance 
Ginger RandContemporary Romance 
Michelle Ratledge  
Averil ReismanHistorical Romance
Jennifer Rupp  
Shannyn SchroederContemporary Romance
Robin Skylar  
Kelly Smith  
Jennifer StevensonParanormal Romance, Fantasy
Debra St. JohnContemporary Romance
Valerie TwomblyParanormal Romance
Suzette VannContemporary Romance
Julie Ann WalkerRomantic Suspense
Brighton Walsh  
Caroline Walters  
CJ WarrantRomantic Suspense
Margaret WatsonContemporary Romance
Daphne Watson  
Paula Simone White  
Erica Wovsaniker  
Aubrey WynneContemporary Romance, Historical Romance