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 
Michelle Blackstone  
Erin BrambillaYoung Adult 
Marilyn BrantWomen's Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense
Nina Brottman  
Melanie BruceContemporary Romance 
Lisa CahillContemporary Romance 
Jenny Carney  
Julie Ciaramella  
Mary Collins  
Patty CopelandContemporary, Romantic Suspense, Women's Fiction
Monica Dashwood  
Barb Warner DeaneWomen's Fiction, Romantic Suspense
Laurie DeMarinoParanormal Romance
Sonali DevMainstream Fiction, Contemporary Bollywood Romance
Laurie DevoreYoung Adult
Kelly DuffContemporary Romance 
Cici EdwardParanormal Romance
Kelly Farmer  
Tory Ferrera  
Gretchen Friel  
Emma GatesContemporary Romance
Blythe GiffordHistorical Romance
Alma-Marie Graf  
Pauline GruberYoung Adult Fantasy
Lisa Guest  
Julie HammerleYoung Adult
Elizabeth HarmonContemporary Romance, Historical Romance
Lynne Hartzer  
Nicole HohmannYoung Adult 
Patricia Jackson  
Julie JamesContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Tammy James  
Melonie JohnsonParanormal and Contemporary Romance 
Amelia JuddContemporary Romance
Ann Marjory KYoung Adult, New Adult 
Ruth KaufmanHistorical, Contemporary, Young Adult Romance
Beth KeryContemporary Erotic Romance, Historical, Paranormal
Kit KilroyHistorical Romance
Deborah KinnardInspirational, Contemporary, Historical Romance
Pamala Knight  
Vanessa M. KnightNew Adult Romance
Ilisa Krich  
Janice Laird  
Selena Laurence  
Ellis Leigh  
Cara Lockwood  
Carrie Lofty / Ellen Connor / Katie PorterHistorical Romance / Apocalyptic Paranormal Romance / Erotic Romance 
Beverly LongRomantic Suspense, Paranormal Romance
Susanne LordHistorical Romance
Tracie Ingersoll LoyContemporary Romance
Robbin Luckett  
Myrna MackenzieContemporary Romance
Morgan MandelContemporary Romance
Mari ManningContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Michelle Jean MarieHistorical Romance
Courtney MilanHistorical Romance
Ryann MurphyContemporary Romance 
Maribeth O'Dell  
Rebel Nicks O'DeyErotica, Contemporary Romance
Erica O'RourkeYoung Adult
AnnMarie OrtegaErotica 
Mari Otto  
Sharon Parke  
Yasmine PhoenixParanormal 
A.J. PineContemporary Romance
Allie PleiterInspirational Romance 
Susan RaeRomantic Suspense
Ginger RandContemporary Romance 
Michelle Ratledge  
Averil ReismanHistorical Romance
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
Daphne Watson  
Margaret WatsonContemporary Romance
Paula Simone White