Welcome to Desert Rose RWA®




We Mentor Our Members to Success!

Desert Rose RWA® is an Arizona-based non-profit group of multi-genre writers affiliated with Romance Writers of America®. Through educational programs and networking events, we encourage our members during all stages of their writing careers, from completion of first manuscripts to becoming New York Times bestsellers. Guests are welcome to attend two meetings.

We hold monthly meetings, offer informative newsletters, and work with our sister chapter, Valley of the Sun RWA® to bring events to readers and writers. Each year, we sponsor the internationally-recognized Golden Quill Contest for published authors. Every other year we host the Desert Dreams Writers' Conference.


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Virginia Nelson

Mega-congratulations to Virginia Nelson, our 2015 Desert Rose Award Recipient! Thank you for your years of selfless service and your encouragement in helping our members achieve their dreams!

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