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The premier conference for veteran authors and those just learning the craft. If you write Christian fiction—or want to learn how—the ACFW conference is an investment worth making.
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The FIRST IMPRESSIONS CONTEST gives unpublished writers the opportunity to have the first five pages of their Christian fiction manuscript evaluated by an industry professional.
The GENESIS CONTEST is the ACFW contest for unpublished Christian fiction writers. It provides the opportunity for unbiased feedback on writers' work by published authors and experienced judges, and the chance for the vfinalists to have their work read by Christian publishing house editors and literary agents. Finished manuscripts required.
The CAROL AWARDS are ACFW’s recognition for the best Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year.