Our Association

Heart of Dixie Chapter 51 is an affiliated chapter of Romance Writers of America¬©. As such, HOD must follow all bylaws and policies of RWA. Persons interested in joining HOD must be members of RWA as well. Members of Heart of Dixie must abide by the RWA Bylaws and Policies and Procedures in addition to the HOD Bylaws and Policies & Procedures. Copies of these documents may be requested from any Board Member. 

Heart of Dixie seeks to promote excellence in romantic fiction, help writers become published and established in their field and provide continuing support for writers within the romance publishing industry.

To find out more about Heart of Dixie or if you have questions, please email us at contact@heartofdixie.org

***If you would like to join the HOD chapter of RWA, dues are $30 per year. You must be a member of RWA first. Please see the RWA membership page for more information about joining the national organization*** Also, please contact any of the email addresses on this page for more information. 

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We advocate by uniting members around the world to work on the most important issues facing the profession.

We initiate and manage programs with governmental and non-governmental agencies, presenting industry positions and supporting documentation on key issues.

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