About Us

We are a group of members of the RWA® with a special interest in writing for the Teen and Young Adult market. We share information, network, hold online classes and generally support each other on our path to publication and beyond.

If you are interested in becoming a member of YARWA, or would like more information, contact us and we’ll be glad to answer your questions.

The Romance Writers of America represents over 9,500 members in 144 chapters, offering local or special interest networking and education. You must be a member in good standing with RWA National to join YARWA. For more information on the national organization, visit the RWA website.

Our Purpose

To advance the professional interests of career-focused romance writers within the genre of teen and young adult fiction with strong romantic elements, through networking and advocacy, dissemination of information, professional education, publications, and other appropriate activities, and to provide continuing support for writers within the romance publishing industry.

About Romance Writers of America (RWA)
RWA is a national, non-profit corporation founded in 1980 to encourage mutual support among writers of romance. For more information contact:

Romance Writers of America
3707 FM 1960 West, Suite 555
Houston, TX 77068