Romance Fiction Festivals

Literary events for readers and writers of romance fiction.

Interracial Romance Authors’ Expo

A three-day weekend bringing together and celebrating readers and authors of interracial romance. ...

When: April

    Where: Daytona Beach, FL US

Love Y’All Book Festival

Atlanta’s first romance-only book festival featuring romance author panels, signings, keynotes, and even exclusive meet-and-greets. This is a ticketed event, not free to the public....

When: February

    Where: Atlanta, GA US

Maine Romance Writers Retreat

Maine Romance Writers strongly supports our members through education, advocacy, networking, support and recognition of the romance genre. The MRW annual retreat weekend features speakers on a variety of topics related to researching, writing, and self-promotion....

When: May

    Where: Portland, ME US

Romance Author & Reader Event

Meet a mix of traditional and self-published authors of romance fiction. Designed to connect readers and writers, RARE holds multiple events each year in cities around the world....

When: April

    Where: Edinburgh, Scotland UK

Romance Slam Jam Book Lovers’ Convention

A 3-day romance novel con celebrating diversity in publishing. Authors and Readers wanting the VIP publishing industry experience where workshop sessions are LIVE for Q&A and engagement with fellow authors, readers, and industry experts will not want to miss this romance book conference....

When: July

    Where: Dallas, TX US


The Oklahoma Romance Writers Guild RomanceLahoma Conference is a conference for romance writers about all things romance writing, publishing, & marketing. ...

When: August

    Where: Oklahoma City, OK Us

Spring Fling Writers Conference

Three day hybrid writing conference hosted by Chicago-North Romance Writers featuring masterclasses, workshops and webinars for published and unpublished writers, keynote speeches, pitch appointments with editors and agents, networking, a silent auction, open to the public book signing and a gala ba...

When: April

    Where: Chicago, IL US

Washington Romance Writers Retreat and Conference

More than 20 hours of continuing education masterclasses and workshops covering craft, business, and writing life topics that can help you become a more successful author. ...

When: April

    Where: Arlington, VA US