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Title: National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award -- YA Entries Needed!
Post by: dinalapomy101 on March 25, 2019, 06:28 PM
Posting here in case there is interest. I have no other info about the contest; see the last line for contact info for one of the coordinators. Good luck!

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6 days left to enter! Contest will close for entries on March 31st. Looking especially for entries in the Young Adult category!
Be a part of the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award (NERFA), sponsored by First Coast Romance Writers, a Chapter of RWA! This award will celebrate published romance novels from 2018 and has been designed to bring as much value as possible to romance authors and readers.
For more on how to enter visit:…/
Judges: First-round judges are romance readers we’ve recruited from across the United States. Final round judges are booksellers, librarians, and book bloggers.
Eligibility: We’ve made every effort to allow all romances to compete on equal footing. Whether you are a NYT bestseller, small press, or self-published author; if your romance was published in the US in 2018, you are eligible to enter NERFA.
Book formats: Entries will be accepted in both print and electronic (PDF) format from March 1 - 31, 2019. Contest entries are capped at 200.
Deadline: Electronic book entries will be submitted along with your registration and pay pal payment to FCRW. Print books must be received by April 6th, 2019 for eligibility.
Entry Fee: $35 digital and print entries. Add $5 to also enter Best First Book category.
Contact the contest coordinator at with any questions.