Final Round Judges

2018 Golden Rose Final Round Judges


Contemporary Series Romance

Editor: Megan Broderick, Harlequin

Agent: TBD

Contemporary Single Title

Editor: Gabrielle (Elle) Keck, Avon/Harper Collins

Agent: Ann Leslie Tuttle, Dystel, Goderich & Bourret


Editor: Deborah Nemeth, Carina Press

Agent: Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger Inc.

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements

Editor: Tiffany Shelton, St. Martin’s Press

Agent: Kristy Hunter, The Knight Agency


Editor: Mary Altman, Sourcebooks

Agent:  Kimberly Brower, Brower Literary & Management

Romantic Suspense

Editor: Rhonda Merwarth, Hallmark

Agent:  Laura Bradford,  Bradford Literary Agency

Young Adult

Editor: Heather Howland, Entangled

Agent: Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary