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  • 2011 Genesis Winners

    Saturday, September 24, 2011
    (St. Louis, Missouri) This evening the 10th annual ACFW is pleased to publicize the names of the 2011 Genesis Contest Winners. 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its inception in 2002, the Genesis contest (originally named the Noble Theme) has been the leading fiction contest for unpublished Christian writers. “The Genesis is the premier contest in the Christian Booksellers Association for the unpublished.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.

    CONTEMPORARY FICTION:
    Katy Pistole

    CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE:
    Mary Curry

    HISTORICAL FICTION:
    Johnnie Alexander Donley

    HISTORICAL ROMANCE:
    Sarah Ladd

    MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER:
    Dianna T. Benson

    ROMANTIC SUSPENSE:
    Renee Ann Smith

    SPECULATIVE FICTION:
    Matt Jones

    WOMEN’S FICTION:
    Camille Eide

    YOUNG ADULT:
    Nicole Quigley

    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 2,000 members worldwide, consisting of authors, editors, agents, publicists and aspiring writers. The Genesis contest is the only contest with ONLY inspirational categories.


    For More Information Contact:
    Allison Wilson
    ACFW Conference Administrator
    ca@acfw.com
    www.acfw.com