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2020 Genesis Semi-Finalists

Genesis


Here are the semi-finalists for the 2020 Genesis Contest.

Contemporary


Courtney Ballinger
Jayna Breigh
Sara Brunsvold
Jeanie Nance
Kathy Schuknecht
Shelia Stovall
Holly Varni

Historical (up to Vietnam Era)


Natalie Arauco
Johanna Janssen
Yvonne Kays
Mark Knight
Kendy Pearson
Amy Renaud
Jessica Sly

Historical Romance


Julie Costakis
Rhonda J. Dragomir
Carolyn Hill
Savanna Kaiser
Janice Laird
Rhonda Ortiz
Paula Peckham

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller


Signa Bodishbaugh
Andy Brodrick (Double Semi-Finalist)
Eva Craig
PJ Gover
A.D. Lawrence
Frank Yates

Novella


Susan Bateman
Wendy Klopfenstein
Erin Mifflin
Linda Phillips
Cierra Roseberry
Joey Rudder
Alejandra Ruiz

Romance


Stephanie Atkins
Becky DePaulis
Debb Hackett
Kerry Johnson
Rebekah Millet
Caroline Powers
Carrie Walker

Romantic Suspense


Sami Abrams
Mary Dodge Allen
Kelly Borjas
KL Copen
Shirley E. Gould
Kerry Johnson
Hope Welborn

Short Novel


Sami Abrams
Lana Christian
Loretta Eidson
Heidi Main
Jessica Minieri
Jennifer Purcell
Genine Wilson

Speculative


Kristin Dowd
Lynnette Jalufka
John Leatherman
Sarah Popovich
Paige Reed
Pat Schantz
Philip Wilder

Young Adult


Jenna Brooke Carlson
Emily Gellhaus
Helen Jameson
Anne Osielski
Hunter Takamiya
Philip Wilder
Jill K. Willis

Genesis finalists will be announced on June 15th.

Congratulations!