The Romance Writers of America (RWA) announced the winners of the 2021 Vivian Awards on July 31, 2021. The Vivian Award, named after RWA founder Vivian Stephens, “recognizes excellence in romance writing and showcases author talent and creativity.” The Vivian replaces the RWA’s retired RITA Awards. Winners of genre interest include A Stitch in Time by Kelley Armstrong (KLA Fricke) in the Speculative Romance – Long category, and Betwixt by Darynda Jones (self-published) in the Speculative Romance – Mid category.
For more information, including a complete list of winners, see the RWA website.
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