Tuesday, October 1, 2019 12:06 PM
A positive vision for the future of Christian publishing remains at ACFW 2019.
Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:34 PM
2019 Contest Winners announced and Angela Hunt Awarded ACFW’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:30 PM
Milestone Honors Awarded at ACFW’s National Conference
Saturday, September 22, 2018 11:22 PM
ACFW’s Carol Award and Genesis Contest Winners Announced, and Liz Curtis Higgs Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Friday, September 21, 2018 12:15 AM
Milestone Celebration Dinner at 2018 ACFW Conference
Monday, September 25, 2017 11:11 AM
ACFW’s Carol Award, Genesis Winners, and Jerry Jenkins honored
Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:23 PM
ACFW’s CAROL AWARD/GENESIS CONTEST WINNERS AND JANETTE OKE HONORED
Monday, June 27, 2016 1:57 PM
Lifetime Achievement Recipient and Carol Award Finalists Announced, along with Finalists for Agent and Editor of the Year.
Sunday, September 20, 2015 11:57 AM
AMERICAN CHRISTIAN FICTION WRITERS GALA HONORS 2015 AWARD RECIPIENTS
Sunday, June 28, 2015 7:49 PM
FRANCINE RIVERS NAMED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT RECIPIENT and CAROL AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:00 PM
American Christian Fiction Writers is pleased to announce the names of the 2014 First Impressions finalists.
Friday, November 14, 2014 3:47 PM
ACFW AWARDS 2014 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT, CAROL, GENESIS, AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL HONORS
Thursday, October 2, 2014 11:01 AM
Interesting perspectives from Marcia Z. Nelson of Publishers Weekly
Monday, September 22, 2014 3:12 PM
Now through November 1, 2014, we’re conducting an ACFW-wide “STORIES FOR CHRISTMAS” initiative to provide hope-giving reading material for men and women behind bars through Christian Library International http://www.christianlibraryinternational.org.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:34 AM
ACFW Announces Carol Award Finalists
Monday, June 23, 2014 1:53 PM
ACFW ANNOUNCES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT RECIPIENT AND FINALISTS FOR 2014 CAROL AWARDS
Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:48 PM
ACFW to announce Carol finalists and will serve as the host of CBA’s Christian Fiction Trends Workshop: Celebrating Story at ICRS.
Friday, March 14, 2014 3:51 PM
Updates for ACFW’s Recognized Publisher Guidelines, as well as the addition of Qualified Independent Author Status
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:37 PM
Christian fiction is rewriting its outlook. Editors, agents, and authors who attended the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference held Sept. 13-15 in Indianapolis agreed that digital publishing is reshaping the category, shrinking the number of slots even while it multiplies opportunities to reach readers whatever and however they’re reading.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:24 PM
Sept 15, 2013, Indianapolis: The American Christian Fiction Writers’ (ACFW) 2013 conference concluded September 15 with an awards gala during which the Carol Award honors were presented for the best in Christian Fiction traditionally published in the previous calendar year.
From more than 380 entries in this year’s Carol Awards, the following books and authors received top honors in their category.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:16 PM
Sept 15, 2013, Indianapolis: In a long-held tradition, the American Christian Fiction Writers’ (ACFW) 2013 conference concluded September 15 with an awards gala during which ACFW’s Genesis Contest honored the best submissions from unpublished writers.
From more than 440 entries in this year’s Genesis Contest, the following manuscripts and authors received top honors in their category.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:10 PM
ACFW CELEBRATES EDITOR AND AGENT OF THE YEAR AND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Sept 15, 2013, Indianapolis: At the American Christian Fiction Writers’ (ACFW) Awards Gala which closed the 2013 conference, honors in addition to the Carol Awards and Genesis Awards spotlighted significant contributions to the Christian Fiction industry.
Monday, June 24, 2013 12:40 PM
CFW Announces 2013 Carol Award Finalists
and Pays Tribute to ACFW Lifetime Achievement Recipient Frank Peretti
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 5:01 PM
The ACFW press conference at ICRS will spotlight a key figure in the world of Christian fiction. This year’s recipient of ACFW’s Lifetime Achievement Award is prolific author and innovator Frank Peretti.
Monday, April 29, 2013 1:02 PM
ACFW Opens Conference Registration
Friday, November 30, 2012 3:57 PM
When the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) held its first convention in 2002, it attracted only 100 participants. This year the ACFW celebrated its tenth annual conference (Sept. 20–23) in Dallas with a record attendance of over 700 aspiring and published authors.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 7:53 PM
American Christian Fiction Writers members were well represented in the RT Book Reviews annual award nominations, chosen from more than 3,000 titles and announced in November’s RT Book Reviews print and digital magazines.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 10:31 AM
Family Fiction Updates talks Carol Awards
Monday, October 1, 2012 2:51 PM
Christian Retailing highlights Carol Award winners
Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:05 PM
ACFW Lifetime Achievement Award presented during Gala Event
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 3:25 PM
Barbara Vey, who writes Beyond Her Book blog shares her thoughts on the ACFW Conference.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:42 AM
Each year the American Christian Fiction Writers gathers to announce the very best in inspirational fiction. This year, the annual ceremony took place on Saturday at the 2012 ACFW Awards Gala in Dallas.
Saturday, September 22, 2012 9:15 PM
ACFW announces 2012 Winners for Christian Fiction’s Prestigious Carol Awards
Saturday, September 22, 2012 8:31 PM
ACFW Announces Genesis Contest Winners
Monday, September 17, 2012 7:17 PM
The American Christian Fiction Writers upcoming conference at the Hyatt Regency DFW in Dallas, TX, September 20-23 will highlight important contributions to Christian fiction. As part of its Awards Gala, industry legend Allen Arnold will be honored with ACFW’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his impact on the Christian fiction industry, its authors, and its readers.
Monday, July 30, 2012 10:55 AM
Publishers Weekly recaps ICRS, including ACFW’s announcement of the 2012 Carol Awards Finalists.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 4:26 PM
ACFW will hold press conference at ICRS
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 1:14 PM
With the breadth, depth, and reach of Christian fiction continuing to grow, CBA and ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers—The Voice of Christian Fiction) will present a multi-purpose fiction-centered press conference from 3-4 PM on Monday afternoon, July 16, in Room W110B during the International Christian Retail Show.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 4:45 PM
American Christian Fiction Writers Launch ACFW Journal
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 4:07 PM
American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), the premiere support organization for writers of Christian fiction, is pleased to announce its newest innovation, the ACFW Journal. The publication will be a full-color print magazine launching April 2012. Industry professional, Michael Ehret, has been named editor.
Monday, October 24, 2011 2:49 PM
See announcement listed under “Milestones”
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:55 PM
Award presented to American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), in recognition of the group’s efforts to promote the ministry impact of Christian fiction and to help retailers through initiatives like its FictionFinder.com website.
Friday, September 30, 2011 12:36 AM
E-books a big topic at Christian fiction-writers conference
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:48 AM
The best Christian Fiction books of 2011 announced
Saturday, September 24, 2011 9:58 PM
2011 Genesis Winners
Saturday, September 24, 2011 9:58 PM
ACFW ANNOUNCES 2011 WINNERS FOR
CHRISTIAN FICTION’S PRESTIGIOUS CAROL AWARDS
Thursday, July 21, 2011 1:18 PM
Article from Publishers Weekly about Christian Fiction
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 3:37 PM
From ICRS in Atlanta, ACFW announces the finalists for the 2011 Carol Awards.
Thursday, July 7, 2011 8:00 PM
Christian fiction is more than entertainment—it’s a powerful tool for outreach, evangelism, education and cultural impact. Three top-selling Christian-fiction authors will discuss the power of Christian fiction to communicate truth and hope with personal stories behind recent works during a press conference at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, in Room B301 of Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:06 PM
ACFW is pleased to publicize the names of the 2011 Genesis finalists. Since its inception in 2002, the Genesis contest (originally named the Noble Theme) has been the leading fiction contest for unpublished Christian writers.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 10:56 PM
AFCW Offers Free Social Media Training
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 6:48 PM
ACFW introduces THE END, an incentive program to encourage unpublished writers to push through to complete a full manuscript.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 3:41 PM
The downtown Indianapolis Hyatt Regency ballroom was the setting for this year’s prestigious awards ceremony for the best in Christian fiction, presented by American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW).
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 3:38 PM
When the Romantic Times 2010 Reviewers’ Choice nominees announcement released on November 2, both the Inspirational and Career Achievement categories contained many names familiar to ACFW.
Monday, July 19, 2010 11:16 AM
Honoring excellence in Christian fiction of all genres, American Christian Fiction Writers notes these finalists for their Carol Awards (formerly the Book of the Year Awards).
Monday, June 28, 2010 11:17 AM
At the International Christian Retailers Show in St. Louis, Missouri, ACFW announced a major change in their esteemed Book of the Year Award program.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:17 PM
ACFW is pleased to publicize the names of the 2010 Genesis finalists. Since its inception in 2002, the Genesis contest (originally named the Noble Theme) has been the leading fiction contest for unpublished Christian writers.