2023 Genesis Contest Semifinalists

Congratulations to the 2023 Genesis Semifinalists! 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 Genesis Contest, and we hope you enter again next year! Finalists will be announced at ACFW’s national conference in August.

2023 Genesis Semifinalists

Kim Banet
Courtney Dailey
Kristine Delano
Leslie DeVooght
Stephanie Paige King
Mary Kay Moody
Ruth Schmeckpeper
Michael Cafferky
Emerson Ford
Elmer Fuller
Jacinta Meredith
Mary Kay Moody
Lisa Parrish
Robert Pauls
Historical Romance
C.M. Jude
Erin Mifflin
Rebecca Mogollon
Melody M. Morrison
Sherry Shindelar
Christine Hill Suntz
Ashley Worrell
Pamela Baker
Marilyn Brandon
Kristine Delano
Cindy Rieke
Cathy Rueter
Arthur Smith
John Tipper
Charlsie Estess
Lisa Kelley (Double Semi-Finalist)
Erin Kohler
Brooke Schwanke
Megan Soja
Natalie Watkins
Romantic Suspense
c. joy allen
Alison Brock
Elaine Clampitt
Breana Johnson
Christie B. Kern
Lynda Page (Double Semi-Finalist)
Jebraun Clifford
James Elliott
Annette Marie Griffin
Andra Loy
Alexander Oakley
Stephen Smith
Jonathon Wise
Young Adult
Susan Bowman
Emily Gellhaus
Shanna Heath
Andra Loy
Rebecca Reed
Lauren Thell
Philip Wilder