More men join the RNA as genre overcomes 'snobbery'

More men join the RNA as genre overcomes 'snobbery'

More men are joining the Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) and writing romantic fiction under their own names as the genre overcomes a "lurking literary snobbery", RNA chair Nicola Cornick has said, after two men won prizes in its flagship awards for the first time.

The RNA awards earlier this month saw two men take home gongs for the first time in the association's 58-year history - Kerry Wilkinson's Ten Birthdays (Bookouture) won the Young Adult Romantic Novel of the Year prize and Marius Gabriel won in the Historical Romantic Novel of the Year category with The Designer (Lake Union ...

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