Final Judges – Unpublished

(Subject to change)

Contemporary Single Title Romance

Stephanie Doig

Assistant Editor, Carina Press/Harlequin

Category/Short Romance

Cindy Davis

Editor, Wild Rose Press

Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements

Raela Schoenherr

Acquisitions Editor – Bethany House Publishers

Historical Romance

Michele Bidelspach
Senior Editor, Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group

Paranormal/Fantasy Romance

Mary Altman

Editor, Sourcebooks

Young Adult Romance

Kate Brauning

Senior Editor, Entangled Publishing

 Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance


Romantic Suspense

Cheryl Yeko

Senior Acquisitions Editor, Soul Mate Publishing