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Genesis Contest


  [American Christian Fiction Writers]

P.O. Box 101066

Palm Bay FL 32910-1066




The ACFW Genesis Contest is for unpublished Christian fiction writers. With ten categories to enter, Genesis provides the opportunity for unbiased feedback on writers’ work by published authors and experienced judges, and the chance for finalists to have their work read by Christian publishing house editors and literary agents.

Any author whose work has not been previously published in novella or book-length fiction (in ANY print or online form) is eligible to enter Genesis.


  • Submission Instructions/Form

  • View Past Winners

  • Cost to Enter: $35 Members / $95 Non-members

  • Submission Deadline: Mar 15, 2018

  • First Prize: Winner's Awards and gold Genesis lapel pin

  • Other: The finalists in each category will receive a certificate and silver Genesis pin.

Genesis Contest is listed in the following categories:

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