Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:06 PM
ACFW is pleased to publicize the names of the 2011 Genesis finalists. Since its inception in 2002, the Genesis contest (originally named the Noble Theme) has been the leading fiction contest for unpublished Christian writers. “The Genesis is the premier contest in the Christian Booksellers Association for the unpublished. It’s THE place to get noticed by a publisher.” - Colleen Coble, CEO of ACFW.
Johnnie Alexander Donley
Dianna T. Benson
Renee Ann Smith
From airport newsstands to Newsweek, Christian fiction continues to grow in popularity, resonating with readers looking for both faith and fiction. The growth of the genre has birthed many new writers, as evidenced by the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). ACFW has over 2000 members worldwide, consisting of authors, editors, agents, publicists and aspiring writers. The Genesis contest is the only contest with ONLY inspirational categories.
Winners of the Genesis contest will be announced on September 24, 2011 during the awards gala at the ACFW Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.