Karen Barnett, of Albany, and Jill Williamson, of Vancouver, Washington, are on the shortlist for this year’s INSPY awards—Karen for The Road to Paradise in historical fiction and Jill for King’s Blood in speculative fiction.
Heather FitzGerald, of Azle, Texas, is a finalist in the Selah Awards. Her book, The Genesis Tree, is one of three finalists in the speculative fiction category.
Leslie Gould, of Portland, reports that Harvest House just released her 30th novel, The Amish Quilter, co-authored by Mindy Starns Clark.
Lynn Hare, of Portland, and Yvonne Kays, of Bend, have devotionals in the June–August issue of The Secret Place.
Jennifer Anne F. Messing, of Portland, had her poem, “Fairest of All,” published in the April 8, 2018 issue of LIVE and a short fiction story, “Birthday Wish,” published in the April 2018 online issue of Mustard Seed Publications. She has also been invited by an editor of an online magazine to write a monthly classic and family-friendly movie review column. Jennifer Anne has written movie reviews for many years for various online and print newspapers. Her first movie review column for this Mustard Seed Publications will be featured in May 2018. Keep up with her latest at www.JenniferAnneMessing.com.
The following members contributed articles to the May issue of The Christian Journal: John Drury, of Vancouver, Washington; Gayle Gustafson, of Portland; Annika Klanderud, of Dundee; Suzanne Koonce, of Camas, Washington; Maxine Marsolini, of Happy Valley; and Jan Sheerin, of Bend.
Christina Suzann Nelson, of Corvallis, the author of If We Make It Home is listed on the CBA Best-Sellers list for March 2018 in the general contemporary fiction category.
Kendy Pearson, of Dundee, and Katie Powner, of Manhattan, Montana, are semi-finalists in the Genesis Contest sponsored by American Christian Fiction Writers—Kendy in the historical romance category and Katie in the contemporary category.