Only Two Weeks Until the RWA/NYC Chapter’s Romance Festival

The date for the Romance Festival sponsored by the New York City Chapter of Romance Writers of America is fast approaching. It will take place on Saturday, 20 June 2015, in New York City. It has been announced that the guest speakers will be romance authors Maya Rodale and Lauren Willig. The Romance Festival will be held at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, an elegant eighteenth-century mansion which is the oldest house in Manhattan. Tables are available to rent by those who have materials to display, but it is free to attend the festival.

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RWA/NYC’s Annual Romance Festival Brings Bestselling Authors to Historic Site on June 20, 2015

WHEN: 1:00 — 4:30pm, June 20, 2015

WHERE: Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace (between West 160th & 162nd Street).

COST: FREE for the Festival ($5.00 to tour the Mansion)


Join New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig and USA Today bestselling romance writer Maya Rodale at RWA/NYC’s annual Romance Festival at the historic Morris-Jumel mansion, Manhattan’s oldest residential home. The event, sponsored by RWA/NYC, will feature panel discussions with local contemporary, historic, and suspense romance authors plus music in the garden compliments of These Machines. Chat with a writer and learn about their latest book plus enter to raffle to win a basket of romantic prizes. Admission to the festival is free.   (Access to the Morris-Jumel Mansion $5.00)

"The RWA/NYC festival makes this historic site romantic and a bit sexy for an afternoon," says RWA/NYC President Ursula Renée.

Morris-Jumel Mansion, Inc. operates the Morris -Jumel Mansion as a historic house museum and thereby seeks to preserve and interpret Manhattan’s oldest residence, one that has witnessed the evolution of northern Manhattan from rural countryside to a dynamic multicultural community. Through historic site tours and education programs, the museum interprets the mansion in the context of domestic life in New York City from 1765 until 1865.

RWA/NYC is the NYC-area local chapter of the Romance Writers of America. The chapter offers unique advantages to both published and unpublished writers because of its location in the heart of the romance industry. Monthly meetings feature a variety of industry professionals, including editors, agents, booksellers, book buyers and leading romance authors. Membership includes writers knowledgeable in the genres of contemporary and historical romances, mainstream fiction, gothic, paranormal, regency, and short stories.

CONTACT: Jeanine McAdam,