Romance Novel Conventions/Events 2014

For Romance Readers and Writers

Romance Slam Jam: May 7–11; New Orelans, LA (black romance)
RT Booklovers Convention & Bookfair: May 14–18; New Orleans, LA
Buildin' the Dream & Arizona Dreamin': May 29–30 for writers; May 30–June 1 for readers; Chandler, AZ
RomCon®/RomCon® University: June 18–22; Denver, CO
Romance Novel Convention: July 9–13; Las Vegas, NV
Indie Author Mashup-Springdale: July 25 & 26; Springdale/Rogers, AR
Author & Reader Con-New Orleans: August 14-17; New Orleans, LA
Indie Author Mashup-Houston: August 15-17; Houston, TX
Indie Romance Convention (IRC): September 11–14; Lebanon, TN
Indie Authors Mashup-Tampa: September 12 & 13; Tampa, FL
Author & Reader Con-Phoenix: October 16-19; Phoenix, AZ

For Romance Readers

Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Luncheon: April 26; Milwaukee, WI
Lori Foster's Reader & Author Get Together: June 5–8; West Chester, OH
Indies Invade Philly: June 7; Philadelphia, PA
Emerald City Author Event: June 14; Seattle, WA
BookBash: June 28; Orlando, FL
Authors After Dark, Savannah Nights: August 6–10; Charlotte, NC
Red Dirt BoCo: August 30; Oklahoma City, OK
Hot Mojave Knights: September 25–28; Las Vegas, NV
Midwestern Book Lovers Unite: September 26-28; Minneapolis, MN
Girls Night Out Vegas: October 3–5; Las Vegas, NV
Ellora's Cave RomantiCon®: October 9–12;  Canton, OH (erotic romance)
KallypsoCon 2014: October 10-12; Everett, WA (erotic romance)
GayRomLit (GRL): October 16–19; Bloomingdale, IL (LGBT romance)
DitterCon: October 16–19; New Orleans, LA
LoveNVegas: October 25; Las Vegas, NV
Readers & 'ritas: November 7-9; Allen, TX

For Romance Writers

Spring Fling Writers' Conference: April 25–26; Chicago, IL
Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference: July 23–26; San Antonio, TX
Moonlight & Magnolias Conference: October 9–12; Norcross (N. Atlanta), Georgia
NJRW's Put Your Heart in a Book: October 17–18; Iselin, NJ
Emerald City Writers' Conference: October 17–19; Seattle area, WA
Heather Graham's Writers for New Orleans: Details TBA; New Orleans, LA

Lady Jane's Salon-For Romance Readers

(Please note-all dates are tentative and subject to change. Please consult the individual salon's web site or blog for the latest information.)

Denver, CO: May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9
Naperville, IL: June 3, August 5, October 7, December 2
New York City, NY: May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 8, October 6, November 3, December 1
Orange County, CA: May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8
Phoenix, AZ: not announced at this time, please consult the website for updates and to subscribe to their mail list to keep informed.
Raleigh-Durham, NC: April 30, May 28, June 25, July 30, August 9, September 13, October 29, November 26, December 31
Silver Spring, MD: April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 27, September 24, October 11, November 8, December 13

International Events

Romantic Novelists' Association Conference: July 11-13; Telford, Shropshire, UKfor romance writers
Romance Writers of Australia Conference: August 7–10; Sydney, Australiafor romance writers (Registration closed)
Romance Writers of New Zealand Conference: August 14–17; Auckland, New Zealand; for romance writers
Festival of Romance: September 12–13; Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, UKfor romance readers
The Write Week, Clare Writers' Festival: November 24–30; Clare, Australiafor romance writers
Sydney Author Event 2014: November 29, Sydney, Australiafor romance readers