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Maya’s Bio

Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother’s insistence. She is now the bestselling and award winning author of numerous smart and sassy romance novels. A champion of the genre and its readers, she is also the author of the non-fiction book Dangerous Books For Girls: The Bad Reputation Of Romance Novels, Explained and a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post, Bustle and more. Maya lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own.

Speaking & Workshops

I speak about romance novels and how they empower women. I also teach workshops on how to write them.
Speaking & Workshops


Or, things I write that are not books. My writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, NPR, Bustle, Women’s Health, Bicycling and more.

Press Clippings

Career Highlights

Praise for Maya’s Books

Maya in Real Life