Finalists to be announced for The Christy Award® on September 30 via webcast

Finalists to be announced for The Christy Award® on September 30 via webcast The Christy Award program will announce the finalists in nine Christian fiction categories on September 30 at 11 am central via a free webcast hosted by bestselling and Christy Hall of Fame author and popular radio broadcaster Chris Fabry.  The webcast precedes the weekly Art of Writing Thursday evening series, which will launch that same day at 7 pm central with the session, “How to Be A…

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The Christy Award® fall events to feature director & creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, Dallas Jenkins

The Christy Award® fall events to feature director & creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, Dallas Jenkins ECPA has announced the online program for The Christy Award® which include webcasts announcing the finalists and winners of the industry’s top award for Christian fiction. Dallas Jenkins, famed director and creator of ‘The Chosen’ series, will be the featured speaker in the Christy Award Gala webcast on October 28, which will also include Book of the Year author Amanda Dykes (Whose Waves These Are), bestselling author Chris Fabry…

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ECPA launches OWN VOICE Award within The Christy Award® program

ECPA launches OWN VOICE Award within The Christy Award® program Award will recognize and amplify authors of color and their stories FEBRUARY 15, 2021 – TEMPE, ARIZ. – The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has launched a new award within The Christy Award® program called the Christy Own Voice Award. The Christy Own Voice Award is intended to elevate and recognize authors of color and their stories in the Christy Award program; while raising awareness of The Christy Award® opportunity among Christian…

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Two Tyndale House novels win 2020 Christy Awards

Two Tyndale House novels win 2020 Christy Awards CAROL STREAM, Ill.—November 13, 2020—Tyndale House Publishers is pleased to announce that two Tyndale fiction titles and authors have won 2020 Christy Awards (ChristyAwards.com). The Christy Award celebrates excellence in the art of Christian fiction and honors the power of faith in story. On November 12, 2020, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the winners of the 2020 Christy Award in an online gala, hosted by award-winning novelist Chris Fabry. Tyndale…

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Debut novelist Amanda Dykes wins the 2020 Christy Book of the Year Award

Debut novelist Amanda Dykes wins the 2020 Christy Book of the Year Award Ada, Mich. (November 13, 2020)—On Thursday, November 12, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) announced the 2020 Christy Award winners in a virtual webcast. Three Baker Publishing Group authors were recipients of this prestigious award including Amanda Dykes, whose debut novel Whose Waves These Are (Bethany House; ISBN 9780764232664; E-book ISBN 9781493418787; $14.99) received the 2020 Christy Book of the Year Award. Whose Waves These Are also won a Christy Award…

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The Christy Award® winners announced in free webcast this week

The Christy Award® winners announced in free webcast this week The industry is invited to honor the finalists and celebrate the winners in nine Christian fiction categories for The Christy Award program.  The free webcast will air this Thursday, November 12, at 7 pm central time – and feature New York Times bestselling author LISA WINGATE as keynote, and award-winning author and radio host CHRIS FABRY as emcee.  The webcast will also feature the induction of novelists STEVEN JAMES and…

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The Christy Award® finalists to be named on Thursday in webcast with Chris Fabry

The Christy Award® finalists to be named on Thursday in webcast with Chris Fabry The Christy Award finalists will be announced this Thursday, October 8 in a free webcast at 11 am central.  Since 1999, The Christy Award has honored Christian novels of excellence, imagination, and creativity.  Three finalists in nine fiction categories will be named.  The webcast will be hosted by ECPA president Stan Jantz, and Christy Award Hall of Fame author and radio host Chris Fabry. The event will precede the…

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Gilead author Morgan L. Busse wins ACFW Carol Award

Gilead author Morgan L. Busse wins ACFW Carol Award Busse’s “Awakened” Also Announced as Finalist for The Christy Award™ NASHVILLE (Sept. 24, 2018)—Gilead Publishing is pleased to announce that Awakened, the second title in Morgan L. Busse’s The Soul Chronicles series, has won a 2018 Carol Award for excellence in speculative fiction. The Carol Awards, hosted by ACFW, recognize the best Christian fiction published by traditional publishing houses in the previous calendar year. The award was presented at the American…

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The Christy Award™ nominations open on Wednesday with expanded categories

The Christy Award™ nominations open on Wednesday with expanded categories Nominations for The Christy Award™ Christian fiction program will be accepted this week and throughout the month, March 1-31, in nine 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 January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.  Though ECPA is now the administrator of the program, submitting publishers do not…

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ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™

ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™ Industry’s premiere Christian Fiction Award program to accept submissions  March 1-31 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (PHOENIX, ARIZ., January 24, 2017) ECPA and The Christy Award™ advisory board have announced nine submission categories for The Christy Award, the industry’s award program for recognizing excellence in Christian Fiction.  Nominations will be accepted March 1-31 in these categories: GENERAL (includes women’s fiction and non-genre) CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE HISTORICAL ROMANCE HISTORICAL MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER VISIONARY (includes fantasy and apocalyptic) FIRST…

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The Christy Award™ Has a New Home at ECPA

The Christy Award™ Has a New Home at ECPA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (PHOENIX, ARIZ., August 18, 2016) Those administering The Christy Award™, the nation’s most prestigious award for Christian fiction, have entered into an agreement with the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) to assume ownership and administration of The Christy Award program beginning September 1, 2016. Donna Kehoe, executive director for The Christy Awards LLC, has been working with ECPA to find a new home for the celebrated award program she…

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