Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ACFW Genesis Contest Finalists

These are the finalists in ACFW's annual Genesis contest for unpublished writers. The winners will be announced at the 2009 ACFW Conference in Denver in September.

(total entries: 44)

Sharon Ball, Clay Pigeon Falling
David W. Fry, Eester Egg
Jennifer Griffith, Magpies in Trees
Ane Mulligan, Chapel Springs Revival
Patty Slack, No Other Gods

(total entries: 75)

Cathy Bryant, These Roads Lead Home
Kathleen Haynes, A Mismatch Made In Heaven
Lisa Jordan, Draw Me Close
Christy LaShea Smith, The Bridge Between
Eileen Astels Watson, The Unlikely One

(total entries: 39)

Nancy Herriman, A Heart So Fine
D'Ann Mateer, In Flew Enza
Christina Miller, The Lantern
Sandi Rog, Mark of the Sword
Christine Schmidtke, Unveiled

HISTORICAL ROMANCE (six finalist entries due to a tie, but one is a
double finalist):
(total entries: 57)

Jody Hedlund (double finalist with two entries), My Elizabeth, My
Beloved & My Katharina, My Empress
Lisa Richardson, Magistrate's Folly
Connie Stevens, Leave Me Never
Gina Welborn, The Promise
Lacy Williams, Marrying Miss Marshal

(total entries: 45)

David Fry, Drop Bled
Anne Greene, Holly Gardens, PI, Red is for Rookie
Dineen Miller, The Soul Saver
Lynda Schab, Dead Weight
Alan Schleimer, Q.doc

(total entries: 50)

Mary F. Allen, A Wilderness Like Eden
Wenda Dottridge, Under Cover
Danica Favorite-McDonald, Through the Shadows
Kelly Ann Riley, Kitty's Fire
Janet Warren, Katherine Octavia, C.I.A.

(total entries: 45)

Valerie Comer, Majai's Fury
Megan Ebba, Doorkeepers
David Fry, Lies To See
Suzanne Krein, Lucifer Planet
Lisa Tuttle, Daughter of Paradise

(total entries: 62)

Cathleen Armstrong, The Church of Last Chance
Marie Wells Coutu, For Such A Time
Candee Fick, Serving Up Love
Julie Garmon, One for the Road
Ashely Weis, Under an April Sky

(total entries: 37)

Kasey L. Heinly, Cranked Up
Gretchen Hoffman, Rewind
Susan Miura, Show Me a Sign
Diana Sharples (double finalist with two entries), The Fifth
Generation & Out at Home

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