Thank you for your interest in Romance GenreCon. Please visit this page in Spring 2020 for more information on next year's event!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 1-3, 2019
Woodneath Library Center
8900 NE Flintlock Road
Kansas City, MO 64157
Romance is in the air, and that makes it all the more exciting that Romance GenreCon 2019 will be here before you know it! From August 1–3, 2019, Mid-Continent Public Library will host three days of romance. The free event will include a writing conference on August 1, followed by events dedicated to romance readers on August 2-3.
While the focus this year is on contemporary authors, two historical romance authors will be participating as well.
This year’s lineup will make you swoon! Featured authors include:
- Alyssa Cole
- Tracy Brogan
- Farrah Rochon
- Damon Suede
- Cherry Adair
- Sierra Simone
- Cathy Maxwell
- Janna MacGregor
- Rachel Van Dyken
We have reserved a small block of rooms for out of town visitors at the Hampton Inn near the Woodneath Library Center. These rooms are available until July 1. After July 1, Hampton Inn will continue to offer the discount, though rooms may or may not be available. Learn more on Hampton Inn's website.
VIP Guest Author Dinner
You have fallen in love with their characters -- here is your chance to get the know the authors! The 2019 Romance GenreCon concludes with an intimate dinner with your favorite authors. Seating is extremely limited, so purchase your ticket today! Proceeds from this fundraising event benefit Mid-Continent Public Library's Story Center, where budding storytellers learn to hone their craft.
Romance Fan Conference
Romance fans are invited to attend the Friday night welcome party and Lady KC Reading Salon, and Saturday’s programs that will feature author panels, fun interactive workshops, silent auction, and a book fair. Click the register button for a full list of programs and times.
Romance Writers Conference Programs
Two full days of programs are planned to help aspiring romance writers hone their craft and to provide suggestions on how to become published. You must register individually for each of the Romance Writers Conference programs you would like to attend. Space is limited. Please see the full list of programs below.