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 BaileyMale/Male Romance
D.A. Baker  
Katrina A. BauerContemporary Romance
Marilyn BrantWomen's Fiction, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense
Nina Brottman 
Melanie BruceContemporary Romance 
Jenny Carney  
Parker Clarion  
Mary Collins  
Patty CopelandContemporary, Romantic Suspense, Women's Fiction
Melanie Courtney  
Kayla CrogenSweet and Inspirational Romance 
Barb Warner DeaneHistorical Fiction, Romantic Suspense
Sonali DevMainstream Fiction, Contemporary Bollywood Romance
Denise DiLeo  
Collette DixonYoung Adult 
Kelly DuffContemporary Romance 
Kelly FarmerCommercial Women's Fiction 
Tory Ferrera  
Gretchen Friel  
Blythe GiffordHistorical Romance
Pauline GruberYoung Adult Fantasy
Lisa Guest  
Julie HamiltonContemporary Romance 
Julie HammerleContemporary Romantic Comedy
Elizabeth HarmonContemporary Romance, Historical Romance
Julie JamesContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Beccan James  
Melonie JohnsonParanormal and Contemporary Romance 
Deborah Kahn  
Ruth KaufmanHistorical, Contemporary, Young Adult Romance
Kit KilroyHistorical Romance
Deborah KinnardInspirational, Contemporary, Historical Romance
Pamala KnightParanormal, Fantasy Romance 
Vanessa M. KnightContemporary Romance
Janice Laird  
Beverly LongRomantic Suspense, Paranormal Romance
Lindsay LongfordContemporary Romance
Tracie Ingersoll LoyRomantic Suspense
Robbin Luckett  
Morgan MandelContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Mari ManningContemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense
Michelle Jean MarieHistorical Romance
Kate MeaderContemporary Romance
Anna Michelson  
Cynthia Ripley MillerHistorical Romance
Ryann MurphyContemporary Romance 
Maribeth O'Dell  
Rebel Nicks O'DeyErotica, Contemporary Romance
Rachelle Paige CampbellContemporary Romance
Yasmine PhoenixParanormal Romance
A.J. PineContemporary Romance
Allie PleiterInspirational Romance
Susan RaeRomantic Suspense
Ginger RandContemporary Romance 
Michelle Ratledge  
Averil ReismanHistorical Romance
Shannyn SchroederContemporary Romance
Eileen Sheffield  
Lisa Sherman  
Robin Skylar  
Theresa Slavik  
Jennifer StevensonParanormal Romance, Fantasy, Romantic Fantasy, Women's Fiction
Debra St. JohnContemporary Romance
Jennifer TretheweyHistorical Romance
Dania VossContemporary Romance
CJ WarrantRomantic Suspense
Daphne Watson  
Margaret WatsonContemporary Romance
Paula Simone White  
Alisa WoodsParanormal Romance
Erica Wovsaniker