LERA News & Announcements



Congrats to Shelly Alexander on her RWA Honor Roll!

Oh, and did we mention that our very own Darynda Jones is a FINALIST for the RITA?! 

We are SO Proud of our amazing members!

LERA is thrilled to announce that our very own Chapter President, Jeffe Kennedy is a RITA winner!!

And Carol Potenza is the winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize!

2018 The Writer Contest WINNER IS POSTED!!

Find more information here!

Meeting Location

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How Do I Join LERA?


The RWA main site has changed and so will our website. More information coming soon. 

We’re glad you asked!

LERA, the Land of Enchantment Romance Authors, is a local chapter of the Romance Writers of America. You must be a member of RWA to join LERA.

You’re welcome to visit us at one of our meetings to see what we’re about. Everyone may attend twice before deciding whether or not to join. We meet on the second Saturday of every month. Our typical meeting agenda and location are here.

For more information on LERA and how to join, you’ll find lots of good information here.

And for current members, it’s a brave new year and dues are due! Fill out the form via the link above. Dues made be paid via Paypal (button pops up after you fill out the form) or by mailing a check to:

Land of Enchantment Romance Authors
PO Box 35024
Albuquerque, NM 87176


Typical Meeting Agenda

LERA meets the second Saturday of every month and follows the schedule below unless noted otherwise on the program information.

PLEASE NOTE: Starting July 2016, LERA will meet at CNM Montoya Campus unless otherwise noted on the program for that day.

Food and drink are allowed at the usual meeting place. Snacks and drinks are encouraged. 

Typical Meeting Agenda:

11:30am – 12:30pm – Introductions and successes 

12:30pm – 12:40pm – Break

12:40pm – 1:00pm –  Break out sessions*

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Main Presentation

*vary month to month, usually decided the month before.

Meeting Location:

4700 Morris St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

Building H Room 126  (see map below)

Optional Brunch before meeting at 10:30 am at Wecks (Formerly Le Peep). 


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