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AWSA Announces Golden Scroll Award Finalists

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AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announces their finalists for the 2015 Golden Scroll Awards for Publisher, Editor, and Fiction Editor of the Year. The winners will be announced at the 2015 Golden Scroll Awards, a CBA sanctioned event, to be held Sunday, June 28th  from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Orlando, Florida. 

Honored for outstanding ministry partnerships with their authors, the Golden Scroll Publisher of the Year finalists are Discovery House, Focus on the Family Publishing, and New Hope Publishers. Non-Fiction Editor of the Year finalists are Joyce Dinkins of New Hope Publishers, Peggy Hildebrand of Bridge Logos, Paul Muckley of Discovery House and Larry Weeden of Focus on the Family. The Fiction Editor of the Year finalists are Dawn Anderson of Kregel Publications, Stephanie Broene of Tyndale House and Andrea Doering of Revell of Baker Publishing Group. 

Other awards to be presented at the Golden Scrolls Award and banquet will include AWSA Nonfiction and Novel Books of the Year awards.  In addition, the AWSA Member of the Year, the Beyond Me Award, as well as the prestigious 2015 Golden Scroll Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented at the Golden Scroll Awards Banquet.

Chonda Pierce will be the keynote speaker with Thelma Wells as emcee. Authors Carol Kent and Linda Evans Shepherd will present awards. Chonda will also perform a parody written by Martha Bolton dedicated to editors and publishers. 

The Golden Scroll Awards and banquet is open to all authors, editors, publishers, agents, booksellers and other CBA industry professionals. Tickets are $49.99.  For more information or to register for the banquet, go to

AWSA is an outreach of Right to the Heart Ministries and consists of over 400 top ICRS women authors who both publish and speak nationally. See