Harlequin editors attend writers’ conferences throughout the year to meet authors, hear story pitches, speak on panels, and participate in Editor Q&A sessions – in person and virtually. Here’s a run-down of recent and upcoming events.
RSJ Booklovers Convention (US)
Aug. 4 – 8, 2021
- Harlequin editors will be at RSJ Booklovers Convention, the conference for diversity in publishing, for workshops and story pitches from romance writers.
RWNZ Conference (New Zealand)
Aug. 7-8, 2021
- Nicola Caws, Editor for Harlequin Series in Harlequin’s London office, will be taking virtual story pitches. More details.
RWAU Conference (Australia)
Aug 13 – 15, 2021
- Editors for Harlequin Series and Harlequin Trade Publishing will be taking virtual pitches at the event. More details.
ACFW 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE (US)
Sept. 10-11, 2021
- Love Inspired/Love Inspired Suspense Associate Editor Dina Davis will be available for virtual story pitches.
Moonlight & Magnolias Conference (US)
Oct. 1 – 3, 2021
- Love Inspired Editor Emily Rodmell will be available for virtual story pitches at this hybrid conference.
2021 Emerald City Writers’ Conference (US)
Oct. 15 – 17, 2021
- Harlequin Desire editor Charles Griemsman will lead a session and Q&A, and be available for story pitches from authors.
Join us! Harlequin Panel at Romance Writers’ Week
Oct. 11 – 15, 2021
ProWritingAid.com is hosting a FREE Romance Writers’ Week in October, and Harlequin will be there. We’ll host a panel discussion on Oct. 14, 6 pm ET/11 pm UK with 4 debut Harlequin authors on how they kickstarted their writing careers with Harlequin. Details here.
ROSACon 2021 (South Africa)
Nov. 12 – 14, 2021
- Hannah Rossiter, assistant editor for Harlequin Romance and Harlequin Medical Romance, will be available for story pitches from writers.