Welcome to Desert Rose RWA®

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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.

Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Presenter: Lisa Kessler Presenter Bio: Lisa Kessler is a Best Selling author of dark paranormal fiction. She’s a two-time San Diego Book Award winner for Best Published Fantasy-Sci-fi-Horror and Best Published Romance. Her books have also won the PRISM award, the Award of Excellence and Romance Through the Ages Award for Best Paranormal,…
Nov 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Presenter: Kerry Schafer Presenter Bio: Kerry Schafer (also writing as Kerry Anne King) has seven traditionally published novels to her name, plus one indie and three novellas. She is also a creativity coach and speaker who works with writers to help them discover –and trust—their own unique creative process, freeing them from…

Mega-congratulations to Valen Cox, our 2017 Desert Rose Award Recipient! Thank you for your years of selfless service and your encouragement in helping our members achieve their dreams!