About MARA

The goal of Mid-America Romance Authors (MARA) is to provide support, education, and information for all those interested in writing and/or selling romantic-oriented fiction; to foster professionalism in the romantic-oriented fiction field; and whenever possible, to provide community service through education and information to the general public.



President – Anne Noble

Vice President/Programs – Kathy Hull

Vice President/Communications – Cheryl Rabin

Secretary – Deanna Talcott

Treasurer – Lisa Hull  

Other important MARA contacts:

Critique Coordinator – CJ McCay

Membership – Val Gilliam

Website – Erin Mistarka