Interested in Judging for ACFW's contests? Complete an application here.This does not commit you to judge. It lets us know that you're interested and we can contact you as needs arise.
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.
Congratulations to the 2016 Carol Award Winners. Click "More Information" below to access the winners list.
The Genesis Contest is the ACFW contest for unpublished Christian fiction writers.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.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Genesis Contest. Click "More Information" below to access winners list.
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FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.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 2016 contest is now open. The deadline for entries is October 15. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.