The New England Chapter of RWA meets the third Sunday of the month (except as noted) from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Great Room on the 3rd Floor of the Old Town Hall at 16 South Road, Bedford, MA, 01730. There are no meetings in July and December.

Extra Parking is available at Santander Bank, 94 Great Road, Bedford, MA 01730.

We welcome visitors 18 years or older. There is a $5.00 fee for visitors, payable at the door. And food is always appreciated!

Please Join Us At Our Next Meeting:

March 17, 2019 Meeting – How the RITA Awards Have Shaped Romancelandia with Corrina Lawson

Corinna Lawson headshot

For the past year, Corrina Lawson has been systematically reading all the RWA RITA Award winners and examining them for trends and influences on the current day romance genre books. The Great RITA Read series can be found at the B&N Reads blog.


Corrina Lawson is a former newspaper reporter, a mom of four, and the author of nine published books, including a steampunk and a superhero series. She is currently the content director of

2019 Meetings

Jan 20, 2019

April 14, 2019*
(2nd Sunday)
TBD with Sarra Cannon

May 19, 2019
History Ever After: Fabricated Historical Chronotopes in Romance Genre Fiction with Jennifer Hallock

Jun 23, 2019*
(4th Sunday)
The Power of Author Collaboration: Working Together to Increase Discoverability in Niche Genres with TB Markinson

July 2019
No meeting

Aug 2019 [date TBD]

Sep 2019 [date TBD]

Oct 2019 [date TBD]

Nov 2019 [date TBD]

December 2019
No meeting