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Carol Awards Contest

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 2014 Carol Awards contest is now closed for entries. Stay tuned for the announcement of the finalists in the summer. If you have any questions, please email carolawards@acfw.com.

Genesis Contest

Genesis Contest

The Genesis Contest is the ACFW contest for unpublished Christian fiction writers.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 2014 Genesis contest is now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of the finalists soon. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email genesis@acfw.com.

First Impressions Contest

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.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 open. Click on the "More Information" link below for guidelines. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email impress@acfw.com.