Submission period for industry’s Christian Fiction Award to open March 1st

Submission period for industry’s Christian Fiction Award to open March 1st Nominations for The Christy Award® will be accepted March 1-31 in nine fiction categories: General; Contemporary Romance; Historical Romance; Historical; Mystery/ Suspense/Thriller; Visionary; First Novel; Young Adult; and Short Format. Submissions are open to works of fiction written from a Christian worldview, published traditionally or independently from March 2019 to March 2020. Submitting publishers do not need to be members of ECPA. For more information, visit ChristyAwards.com.

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Corrections made to October’s Christian Bestseller lists

Corrections made to October’s Christian Bestseller lists The October 2019 Christian Bestseller lists announced last week have been corrected due to an error that originally excluded the first full week of September’s sales. The notable change in the Top 50 list was the addition of Risen Motherhoodby Emily Jensen (Harvest House) at #17.  Other added titles appeared on the Fiction, Juvenile, Bibles, Under $10 Bibles, Spanish, and Spanish Bibles lists. They are: Fiction #21: One More River to Cross, Jane Kirkpatrick (Revell)…

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Selfies & Signings event brings top Christian fiction authors to Baker Book House

Selfies & Signings event brings top Christian fiction authors to Baker Book House Grand Rapids, MI—The public is invited to a special evening filled with top fiction writers, book signings, selfie opportunities, and giveaways. Selfies & Signings takes place at 7 pm, Friday, August 9, at Baker Book House, 2768 East Paris Ave SE, Grand Rapids. The 14 authors will meet readers and sign books from 7-9 pm, with the store offering deep discounts on many of the authors’ titles. The…

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ECPA Announces the Finalists for the 18th Annual Christy Awards™

ECPA Announces the Finalists for the 18th Annual Christy Awards™ Winners to be Announced at Christian Fiction Gala at Lipscomb University in Nashville on November 8 Awards and Gala Celebrate Excellence in Christian Fiction and Storytelling Tempe, AZ – Today, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the finalists for the 18th annual CHRISTY AWARDS™. Winners will be announced at the awards gala, taking place on November 8 at Lipscomb University in Nashville TN, which will be hosted by best-selling Christian authors Karen Kingsbury, Andrew Peterson and Chris Fabry….

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Concordia Publishing House Expands Christian Fiction Line

Concordia Publishing House Expands Christian Fiction Line Summer camp, a dystopian city, and small town Bradbury set the stage for upcoming releases Christian fiction readers will have the opportunity to go to summer camp, discover the Message worth dying for, and see the gritty reality of small-town life in three new fiction books set to release from Concordia Publishing House. Described as “an amusing, romantic, and uplifting YA tale” by Kirkus Reviews, Last Summer at Eden is written by Christina…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing promotes two fiction editors

HarperCollins Christian Publishing promotes two fiction editors Media Contact:   Casey Harrell Director, Corporate Communications tel:    615-902-1109 web: casey.harrell@harpercollins.com (Nashville, TN) August 11, 2016—HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) recently announced the promotion of two fiction editors, Becky Monds and Karli Jackson. Monds will now be leading as an acquisitions editor for fiction and Jackson has been promoted to associate acquisitions editor. Monds joined the company’s fiction team as an editor nine years ago and has worked on multiple award-winning titles such as Mary Weber’s…

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Abingdon Fiction Author Ace Collins Wins Christy Award

Abingdon Fiction Author Ace Collins Wins Christy Award The Color of Justice receives Top Honors in Christian Fiction Award Program Contact:   Brenda Smotherman Associate Publicity Manager Phone: 615-749-6290 Email: BSmotherman@AbingdonPress.com   (Nashville, TN) – The Christy Awards which promote excellence in Christian Fiction honored Abingdon novelist Ace Collins for his book The Color of Justice on Monday evening June 29, 2015. This is the first Christy finalist—and the first win—for an Abingdon Fiction novel. Receiving the Christy Award in the Suspense category, The Color of Justice by Ace Collins…

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2015 Christy Awards Presented in Orlando

2015 Christy Awards Presented in Orlando Contact: Jeane Wynn Wynn-Wynn Media, LLC P: 918-283-1834 F: 206-339-3606 jeane@wynnwynnmedia.com ORLANDO, Fla.—The 2015 Christy Awards honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction were presented at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla., tonight.   The 2015 Christy Awards featured a keynote address from author, pastor, spiritual director, and retreat leader, Sharon Garlough Brown (M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary). Terry Glaspey, author of more than a dozen books, emceed the event. Glaspey has worked the…

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