Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:16 PM
ACFW GENESIS CONTEST AWARDS HONORS FOR UNPUBLISHED CHRISTIAN FICTION
Sept 15, 2013, Indianapolis: In a long-held tradition, the American Christian Fiction Writers’ (ACFW) 2013 conference concluded September 15 with an awards gala during which ACFW’s Genesis Contest honored the best submissions from unpublished writers.
From more than 440 entries in this year’s Genesis Contest, the following manuscripts and authors received top honors in their category.
Take Heart by Laurie Tomlinson
Teaching Olivia by Jill Buteyn
Beneath a Turquoise Sky by Kiersti Plog
One Word from You by Susanne Dietze
The Apollo Gambit by Bob Lyzenga
A Recipe for Hope by Beth Wiseman, Thomas Nelson, editor Natalie Hanemann
Forgiving Ruthie by V.V. Denman
The Copper Box by Suzanne Bratcher
Uncharted by Becky Dean
Orion’s Sword by Loraine Kemp
ACFW’s Genesis Contest has a history of seeing many of its finalists and winners go on to publication. ACFW extends its congratulations to these promising Genesis winners and to all who entered or judged the contest.
ACFW is devoted to training in the craft of Christian fiction, educating in the market, and serving as an advocate in the traditional Christian fiction publishing industry. With 2900 members and 29 local chapters in 21 states, as well as a Beyond-the-Borders e-chapter, ACFW speaks as The Voice of Christian Fiction. www.acfw.com For more information about the Genesis Contest, contact Allison Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.