This award was established in Valerie Parv's honour by RW America, and is now run by Romance Writers of Australia.
The winner is mentored by Valerie Parv for the year of the award.
and the winner will be announced at the Romance Writers of Australia conference
in Adelaide Friday 19 - Sunday 21 August
who won a year of mentoring with Valerie for her 2015 entry "Momento Mori"
Valerie Parv Award
2014: KARINA COLDRICK
2013: MICHELLE SOMERS
2012: BRONWYN McEVOY
2011: MICHELLE de ROOY writing as DAKOTA HARRISON
2010: ANNA COWAN
2009: KYLIE SHORT writing as KYLIE GRIFFIN
2008: ERICA HAYES
2007: BARBARA JEFFCOTT GERIS writing as BARBARA de LEO
2005-6: RACHEL ROBINSON writing as RACHEL BAILEY
2004: BRONWYN CLARKE writing as BRONWYN PARRY
2003: MELANIE SCOTT also writing as M. J. SCOTT
2002: ANNE LOUISE DEBRAWSKI
2001: KELLY STANLEY writing as KELLY HUNTER
2000: GABRIELLE LUTHY