Date: April 17-19, 2015

Location: Best Western Conference Center, Westminster, MD.


WRW Member – $400
RWA Member – $450
Non-RWA Participant – $500

* double-occupancy room


Registration opens on January 15, 2015, for WRW members and on February 2, 2015, for RWA members.

Special guests include:

Author Guest Speakers
Rita Clay Estrada
Bella Andre
Mary Kay Andrews
Christi Barth

Industry Professionals
Gwen and Sarah Reyes (Fresh Fiction)
Barbara Vey
Joan Schulhafer (Publicist)

Jennifer Enderlin (St. Martins)
Katherine Pelz (Penguin/Random House)
Esi Sogah (Kensington)
Lucia Macro (Avon)
Kerri Buckley (Carina Press)

Miriam Kriss (The Irene Goodman Agency)
Nalini Akolekar (The Spencer Hill Agency)
Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein (McIntosh and Otis Agency)
Elaine Spencer (Knight Agency)


Pre-Retreat Booksigning

This year’s pre-retreat booksigning will take place on April 17, 2015, 11am-2pm. Join us at Books-A-Million, 4100 North Center Street, Westminster, MD. (Click here for directions.)

The following authors will be signing:  Bella Andre, Mary Kay Andrews, Mary Burton, Mary Jo Putney, Ruth Glick / Rebecca York, Diane Gaston, Christi Barth, Kimberly Kincaid, Maria Geraci, Lisa Dyson, L.H. Nicole,  Erika Kelly, Hope Ramsay and Sally MacKenzie.


Click here for the previous retreat’s information.


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