Join us for the next installment of the RWA RITA Video Chat Finalist Series. This week we'll be placing the spotlight on the Short Contemporary Series Romance finalists. This will be an interactive live event, so come ready with questions to ask! Click RSVP to register for the event. Authors participating: Jessica Hart Day Leclaire Susan Meier Sarah Morgan Robin Perini Christine Rimmer Loreth Anne White Moderated by: Sarah Wendell, Smart Bitches, Trashy Books 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.