On Friday, July 20, 2018, the Contemporary Romance Writers announced the winners of the 2018 Stiletto Contest at their annual Stiletto Party held at RWA18. Congratulations to the winners and the finalists!


Unpublished Contemporary New Adult/Young Adult
Paula Huffman, Casualty

Published Contemporary Short/Novella
Maria K. Alexander, Believe In My Heart

Unpublished Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Jillian David, Fallen Comrade

Published Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Jordyn Redwood, Taken Hostage

Unpublished Contemporary Mid-Length
Kilby Blades, The Secret Ingredient

Published Contemporary Mid-Length
Teri Wilson, It Started With A Diamond

Unpublished Contemporary Long
Kilby Blades, Crocodile Tears

Published Contemporary Long
KD Proctor, Meet Me Under The Stars