ACFW 2022 First Impressions Finalists

We are so excited to announce our 2022 First Impressions Finalists! Thanks so much to those who entered our contest. If you don’t see your name listed below, please know we appreciated your entry to the First Impressions Contest, and we hope you enter again next year! Winners will be announced by December 15, 2022 .

First Impressions Finalists

Contemporary
Leslie DeVooght
Julia Kay
Dawn Wallis
Historical
Bibi Belford
Emerson Ford
Sophie Neville
Historical Romance
Tema Banner
Stephanie Rose Finsterbush
Elizabeth Reed
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Chris Kay
Lainie La Shay
Rickie Parks
Novella
Rebecca Bruner
Annette Griffin & Franella Smith
Laura Jane Pointer
Romance
Elizabeth Pina
Dani Renee
Patty Royal
Romantic Suspense
Dawn Marie Day
Laurie Sibley
Short Novel
Tracy Del Campo
Iola Goulton
N Quinn
Speculative
K. A. Dowd
James Elliott
Andra Loy
Young Adult
Elise Haroldson
Patricia Tiffany Morris
Julie Scorziell