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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