Art of Writing webinar series to start next week after the announcement of The Christy Award Finalists

Art of Writing webinar series to start next week after the announcement of The Christy Award Finalists The Christy Award finalists will be announced next week, October 8 in a free webcast with award winning author Chris Fabry – which will kick-off a series of five weekly webinars for storytellers, writers, and publishers, presented each Thursday at 7 pm central.  They are: October 8:  The Power of Story to Change Hearts and Minds with NYT bestselling authors Lisa Wingate and William…

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First 100 to register for Art of Writing webinar series to receive Christy Celebration Kit

First 100 to register for Art of Writing webinar series to receive Christy Celebration Kit The first 100 registrants for the Art of Writing webinar series will receive an exclusive Christy Award® Celebration Kit to arrive before the November 12th Winners Webcast, including a surprise finalist book, a few party treats, and other fun customized goodies to help you celebrate in style. The five-part Art of Writing webinar series will occur on Thursdays, from October 8 to November 5 and is priced at $79…

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Art of Writing webinar series to feature bestselling authors LISA WINGATE, WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER, STEVEN JAMES, & more in October

Art of Writing webinar series to feature bestselling authors LISA WINGATE, WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER, STEVEN JAMES, & more in October Writer’s Conference bookended by THE CHRISTY AWARD® FINALISTS REVEAL and WINNERS CELEBRATION WEBCASTS scheduled for October 8 and November 12 respectively  August 27, 2020, Tempe, AZ – The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the session topics and speakers for the fourth annual ART OF WRITING CONFERENCE, a five-part series of weekly webinars starting on October 8.  Each webinar will be…

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Christy Award submissions for Christian fiction ends Thursday

Christy Award submissions for Christian fiction ends Thursday The final deadline for Christian fiction submissions to The Christy Award® program is this Thursday, April 30.  ECPA extended the deadline by a month due to companies dealing with the current crisis.  Submissions are accepted in nine fiction categories published from March 2019 to March 2020.  Three finalists are selected in September; and winners will be announced and celebrated in November. Submission Information

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Reminder: Christy Award submissions for Christian Fiction accepted for another month

Reminder: Christy Award submissions for Christian Fiction accepted for another month Tomorrow would have been the deadline for Christian fiction submissions in nine categories to The Christy Award® program, but the deadline has been extended to April 30. Submission Information

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Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction

“Congrats to our clients and all the winners representing the best in Fiction publishing! This was another fantastic Christy Awards and a great way to end the ECPA’s PubU and Art of Writing conferences here in Nashville.” – Scott A. Shuford,  Chief Engagement Officer at FrontGate Media. Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan wins The Christy Award® Book of the Year Author James L. Rubart inducted into The Christy Award® Hall…

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Four Tyndale authors named finalists for 2019 Christy Award®

Four Tyndale authors named finalists for 2019 Christy Award® CAROL STREAM, Ill.— September 23, 2019— Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) is pleased to announce that four of its authors have been named finalists for the 2019 Christy Award® (www.ChristyAwards.com) by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Carla Laureano (@carlalaureano) is one of three finalists in the “Contemporary Romance” category for Brunch at Bittersweet Café; Tara Johnson’s (@TaraMinistry) Engraved on the Heart is one of three finalists for “First Novel”; Allison Pittman (@allisonkpittman) is one of four finalists in “Historical” for The Seamstress; and…

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Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year

Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year Ada, Mich. (November 15, 2018)—The winners of the 2018 Christy Awards were announced on Wednesday, November 7, at the Christy Award Gala in Nashville, Tennessee. Baker Publishing Group authors won a total of five Christy Awards, including True to You, which won the 2018 Christy Book of the Year and also won in the Contemporary Romance category. The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright won in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category, Missing Isaac by Valerie…

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“Long Way Gone” by Charles Martin awarded “Book of the Year” at 2017 Christy Awards™ Christian Fiction Gala

“Long Way Gone” by Charles Martin awarded “Book of the Year” at 2017 Christy Awards™ Christian Fiction Gala Annual Christian Fiction Program gives Awards in Nine Categories that Celebrate the Best in Christian Fiction Pictured are the award winning authors present at The Christy Award Gala with ECPA executive director Stan Jantz. (from left to right:) Chris Fabry, Tamera Alexander, Jocelyn Green, Becky Wade, Ann Marie Stewart, Melanie Dickerson, Stan Jantz (photo credit: Kristen Fields) Nashville, TN – Last night,…

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

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…

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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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ECPA hosts first-time “Art of Writing” conference for writers, storytellers and publishing curators, November 8th at Lipscomb University, Nashville

ECPA hosts first-time “Art of Writing” conference for writers, storytellers and publishing curators, November 8th at Lipscomb University, Nashville Art of Writing conference bridges ECPA’s PubU and The Christy Award™ evening gala ECPA unveils new Christy Award site at ChristyAwards.com detailing Christian fiction programs and events Phoenix, Ariz., August 14, 2017 — For the first time in its history, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) is producing a specialized conference focused on writing and the creative life. Called “The Art of…

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Irish Meadows Wins Christy Award

Irish Meadows Wins Christy Award Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com   Ada, Mich. (July 5, 2016)—The winners of the 2016 Christy Awards were announced on Monday, June 27, by the Christy Award advisory board. Irish Meadows by debut author Susan Anne Mason won in the First Novel category. The Christy Awards were established in 1999 to recognize authors and novels that are outstanding in several genres of Christian fiction. For the complete list of winners, please click here. Irish Meadows by Susan Anne Mason (Bethany…

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Harvest House Authors Receive Award Recognition at the International Christian Retail Show

Harvest House Authors Receive Award Recognition at the International Christian Retail Show Contact: Christianne Debysingh, Harvest House Publishers Phone: 888-468-4108 Email: cdebysingh@harvesthousepublishers.com Web: www.harvesthousepublishers.com Eugene, Oregon—July 9, 2015—Harvest House Publishers is pleased to announce that several of their authors were the recipients of various awards presented during the International Christian Retail Show held in Orlando, Florida from June 28—July 1, 2015.  Authors Mindy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner were the recipients of a 2015 Christy Award in the Contemporary Series category for…

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Tyndale House Authors Win 2015 Christy Awards

Tyndale House Authors Win 2015 Christy Awards Lisa Wingate’s The Story Keeper named best in Contemporary Fiction and Tracy Groot’s The Sentinels of Andersonville named best in Historical Fiction Contact: Katie Dodillet katiedodillet@tyndale.com 630.784.5275 CAROL STREAM, Ill.— June 30, 2015—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that Lisa Wingate and Tracy Groot both received Christy Awards at the 2015 Christy Awards ceremony, held on Monday, June 29, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The sixteenth annual Christy celebration was held in conjunction…

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