Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 RITA® and Golden Heart® Awards. The 2011 RITA honors romance fiction published in 2010. More than 1,100 novels and novellas were judged in 12 categories. The 2011 Golden Heart Award honors unpublished romance manuscripts in 2010.
Winners of the awards will be announced July 1, 2011 at the RITA and Golden Heart Awards Ceremony to be held at RWA’s 31st Annual National Conference in New York, New York.
Check out the list of Finalists here.
And to help the finalists along, Barnes and Noble has posted a display of the Best First Books finalists.
Congratulations and best of luck to all the finalists.