The contest will open for entries on March 1, 2023!

The National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award (NERFA) aims to recognize and bring attention to the best romance fiction each year.

You must submit a separate entry form for each book you wish to enter.

Note: Scores will not be forwarded to the authors. All PDF submissions will be deleted from our servers the following year.

To enter, please fill out the form below, attach your PDF and pay the $40 entrance fee. When you hit the “Submit and Pay” Button you should be taken directly to PayPal to process your payment. We will email you confirmation on receipt of both within 48-72 hours.

Payment of the entry fee must be received no later than March 31, 2023. Pay the fee after filling out the entry form.


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