Carol Awards Contest
The Carol Awards are ACFW's recognition for the best Christian fiction published by traditional publishing houses in the previous calendar year.
The 2015 Carol Awards opens for entries on January 2, 2015. Click on the "More Information" link below for details.
The Genesis Contest is the ACFW contest for unpublished Christian fiction writers. Genesis has a number of categories/genres to enter, the opportunity for unbiased feedback on writers' work by published authors and experienced judges, and the chance for the category finalists to have their work read by Christian publishing house editors and literary agents. ACFW has been pleased to see many previous category winners and finalists move further in their writing careers to become published authors.
The 2015 Genesis contest opens for entries on January 2, 2015. Click on the "More Information" link below for contest details and guidelines.
First Impressions Contest
FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
The 2014 First Impressions contest is now closed. Winners will be announced December 15, 2014. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.