NERFA Reader Judge’s Registration

The purpose of the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award (NERFA) is to recognize and bring attention to the best romance fiction each year. We rely on the experts — romance readers like you — to help us accomplish this important goal.

Thank you for your interest in being a part of  the NERFA team. Sign-up to be a judge for this year’s contest at:

This year the reading period will be April 14 – May 25, 2018.

Put us on your calendar!

Contact the contest coordinator at with any questions.

Contest Sponsor
The National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award is sponsored by First Coast Romance Writers (FCRW), an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®. FCRW is an organization for both published and unpublished writers. The chapter is dedicated to promoting excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry.