The RNA Industry Awards
Inclusion Award 2022
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Mills & Boon senior editor, Rebecca Slorach, has won the Inclusion Award for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s annual Industry Awards for 2022. The awards celebrate the hard work and talent of any person, group or organisation who has championed the broad genre of romantic fiction in a positive way, with the Inclusion Award recognising the individual or organisation that has championed inclusivity in romantic authorship and publishing.
As Senior Editor at Mills & Boon, Rebecca actively seeks out and encourages new authors. This included launching the Mills & Boon Romance Includes Everyone competition to find LGBTQI+ protagonists, and the Love to Write competition to find new authors from underrepresented backgrounds. She recently published Georgia Toffolo’s bestselling Meet me in… series, which has sold over 100,000 copies; the Sunday Times bestseller Her Heart for a Compass from the Duchess of York; Amber Rose Gill’s summer romance Until I Met You; and the LGBTQI+ romance The Secret of You and Me by Melissa Lenhardt. She is equally proud to publish a range of bestselling romance authors including: Susan Mallery, Sherryl Woods, Robyn Carr, Naima Simone, Julia London and Eva Leigh. Next year she will publish debut author Emma Denny’s LGBTQI+ historical romance One Night in Hartswood.