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Aug 06

2017 Christian Novel Contest Results

The final winners of the 2017 Christian Writing Contest announced at Athanatos Fest:

The winners!

Grand Prize: Sophie Neville for Makorongo’s War
-$2,500 first prize!
Runner up: Preston Shires for Knight Time for Paris
-$1,000 award!
Honorable Mention: Ben Strycker for Concerning Young Werther
-$100 award!
Honorable Mention: Denise Griffon for The Bahraini Pearls
-$100 award!

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The semi-finalists in our 2017 contests are:

Stryker
Reynolds
Griffon
Neville
Kennedy
Topliff (both)
Preston Shires
NOTE: Due to the fact that there were not enough non-fiction entries for that category to be competitive, that category has been eliminated for 2017 (we will try again in 2018) and the awards are being modified as follows: The grand prize, 1st place, award remains the same. One $1,000 award will be given to second place. Two ‘honorable mentions’ will be declared, and these each will receive $100. More info here.

Those making the second round of judging were:

Griffon
Kennedy
Stryker
Neville
LaPoint
Preston
Gardner
Seely
Akroyd
Topliff (both)
McDaniel (1)
Reynolds
Williams (1)
Chruscielski
If your name is not on this list, that means your entry has not been selected to continue on in the contest. At this time, if you wish to receive feedback/comments on your entry, please email Debbie Thompson at debbiethompson2635@gmail.com. Please be PATIENT, as there will likely be many people requesting feedback, and it takes time to process all the requests. NOTE: If you not REQUEST feedback, you will NOT receive it.
If your name is on this list, do not yet request feedback. Wait until the semi-finalists are announced, which will be shortly.