Monday, May 16, 2011
RWANYC CELEBRATES ITS 25th YEAR & ANNOUNCES GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNERS
The Romance Writers of America New York City Chapter celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Founded in 1986, the Chapter’s mission then and now continues to be to support its members and promote the romance industry as a whole. RWANYC has close to 100 members, including publish and non-published authors.
Part of the year-long celebration includes RWANYC’s Golden Apple Awards reception to honor editors, agents and other industry professionals. Chapter President Karen Cino is pleased to announce this year’s Award Honorees. They include:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Sherrilyn Kenyon aka Kinley MacGregor
Publisher of the Year: Grand Central Publishing
Editor of the Year: Leah Hultenschmidt, Senior Editor, Sourcebooks
Agent of the Year: Kate Folkers, Martin Literary Management
Author of the Year: Elizabeth Mahon
This year’s Author of the Year, Elizabeth Mahon, is a past RWANYC President. Past GAA winners have included the late Walter Zacharius, Founder of Kensington Books; Lady Kathryn Falk of Romantic Times magazine; New York Times bestselling author Mary Jo Putney; Harlequin Enterprises and Sourcebooks.
For an invitation to RWANYC’s Golden Apple Awards reception on September 15, please email President Karen Cino at Karencino@aol.com. For more information on the Chapter and its members, visit http://www.rwanyc.com/ and http://www.rwanycblogginginthebigapple.blogspot.com/.