2011 RITA and Golden Heart Winners

The winners of the Romance Writers of America RITA and Golden Heart awards for 2011 were announced yesterday at the annual RWA convention in New York.  The RITA awards recognize outstanding published romance novels and novellas, while the Golden Heart awards recognize outstanding romance manuscripts (unpublished novels and novellas).

Congratulations to all of the winners and these paranormal authors in particular:

 

2011 RITA Winner for Young Adult Romance

The Iron King, by Julie Kagawa

The Iron King, Julie Kagawa Julie Kagawa

 

2011 RITA Winner for Romance Novella

“Shifting Sea”, by Virginia Kantra, in Burning Up

Burning Up, Virgina Kantra, Angela Knight, Nalini Singh, Meljean Brook Virginia Kantra

 

2011 RITA Winner for Paranormal Romance

Unchained: The Dark Forgotten, by Sharon Ashwood

Sharon Ashwood, Unchained Sharon Ashwood

 

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Novel with Strong Romantic Elements

Nearly Departed in Deadwood, by Ann Charles

Ann Charles, Nearly Departed in Deadwood Ann Charles

 

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Paranormal Romance

“The Blood Sworn King”, by Trisza Ray

Trisza Ray

 

July 2nd, 2011  at 11:48 pm

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Posted in Anthologies and Awards and Contest Winners and Fae and Ghosts/Spirits and Immortals and Mermaids/Merfolk and Paranormal and Publishing and Romance and Urban Fantasy and Young Adult by LadyJayne on July 2nd, 2011 at 11:48 pm.

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