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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.

Congratulations to the 2016 Carol Award finalists. Winners will be announced in August during the awards gala at ACFW's national conference in Nashville.

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The Genesis Contest is the ACFW contest for unpublished Christian fiction writers.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.

Congratulations to the finalists in the 2016 Genesis Contest. Winners will be announced in August during the awards gala at ACFW's national conference in Nashville.

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.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 2016 contest opens September 2, 2016. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email impress@acfw.com.