Interested in visiting or joining Mid America Romance Authors?




Membership is just $40 per year

Fill Out Application

Click the button below to fill out our online application to join MARA and submit it directly to our membership coordinator. 

Pay Dues via PayPal

Click the link below or send payments directly to Please pay any applicable credit/debit card fees, or pay with no fees by using a bank account as your payment method

Pay Dues via Check

MARA prefers online payments, but does accept payments with check. Mail the check and/or hard copy application to:

Mid-America Romance Authors Membership
8900 Caenen Lake Rd
Lenexa, KS 66215

Visit a Meeting

Click the button below to contact our membership coordinator for information on how to visit a meeting with no commitment.

Why Become a Member of MARA?

At MARA, we believe in advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers. Connect to other romance authors, hone your skills as a writer, and learn more about what’s happening in this ever-changing genre.

  • Attend presentations every month from the best of the best in the world of romance and publishing. Hear from NYT best selling authors, agents, editors from some of the top houses, experts in the fields of marketing, law enforcement, contracts and licensing, and so many more.
  • Access our library of presentations from agents, editors, authors, and experts as well as our resource library filled with some of the best educational books for authors
  • A community of like-minded romance authors dedicated to their craft and helping each other. Get critiques, brainstorming sessions, advice from industry veterans, and support from authors on a journey just like yours

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