Join us for the next installment of the RWA RITA Video Chat Finalist Series. This week we'll be placing the spotlight on the Romance Novella finalists. This will be an interactive live event, so come ready with questions to ask! Romance Novella Finalists participating: Sophie Jordan (HarperCollins, HarperTeen Impulse) Sally MacKenzie (Kensington Publishing Corp., Zebra) Ruthie Knox (Random House Group, Loveswept) Jodi Thomas (Kensington Publishing Corp., Zebra) Click RSVP to register for the event. The purpose of the RITA contest is to promote excellence in the romance genre by recognizing outstanding published romance novels and novellas. The award itself is a golden statuette named after RWA's first president, Rita Clay Estrada, and has become the symbol for excellence in published romance fiction.