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Industry partners support Art of Writing and Christy Award™ events following PubU

ECPA is pleased to announce broad-based support from the Christian publishing and fiction communities for the upcoming Art of Writing conference and Christy Award™ Gala held November 8 at Lipscomb University in Nashville.

Major Christian fiction publishers are helping to underwrite the Gala where the winning novels will be announced.  The program will feature Andrew Peterson, Karen Kingsbury, Chris Fabry, and more.  Underwriters for the dinner celebration include Baker Publishing Group, Tyndale House, Howard, Gilead, Kregel, WaterBrook and Multnomah, Worthy, Barbour, and HarperCollins Christian Publishing.

In addition, the following literary partners have lent their support to both events honoring the impact of faith and storytelling:  ACFW, AuthorTalk, Chi Libris, Christian Fiction Readers Retreat, Christian Writers Institute, DCJA, Family Fiction, Litfuse Publicity, Mount Hermon Christian Writers, The Rabbit Room, SoCal Christian Writers, Writing For Your Life.

“ECPA is grateful for the support our publishing members and literary partners have given The Christy Award and the Art of Writing conference,” said ECPA Director Stan Jantz. “Their investment in these programs and the books that fuel them is so important for the advancement of exceptional Christian fiction.”

The two events immediately follow PubU, a training and networking event gathering over 200 Christian publishing professionals in editorial, marketing, production, design, rights, and more.

Registration and information for the Art of Writing seminars and Christy Award Gala is at