A Discussion of Bias in Christian Fiction

Several Christian fiction publishers are employing sensitivity readers and taking other steps to responsibly represent marginalized people in books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women

As part of the launch of Hay Festival's Latin American anthology, 'Bogotá39-2017,' author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender. The post In Colombia, A Discussion of ‘Women’s Fiction’ Versus Fiction by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Think Young: Christian Fiction Imprints Reach for Under-40 Readers

Publishers, trade groups, and booksellers of inspirational fiction discover millennials 'are not unicorns.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction leads the way as climate titles dominate discussion at Frankfurt

Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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17 Of The Best Christian Fiction Authors For Your TBR

When you're just in the mood for a good Christian novel, this list of the best Christian fiction authors might just be the best place to turn. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-05 10:34:20 UTC ]
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Agents Discuss the New Norms of Christian Publishing

Despite shrinking physical retail space, literary agents in the Christian publishing industry remain hopeful amid new trends reflective of an evolving market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Contemporary Realism Empowers More Christian Fiction

Author Katie Ganshert and editor Shannon Marchese say more readers are open to fiction that takes on today's powerful issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saving Christian Fiction

In a moribund market, faith-based publishers hunt for fresh voices and new genres. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christian Fiction Keeps Its Allure

Despite recent challenges, the category keeps drawing in publishers—and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From Murder Mysteries to Christian Fiction: PW Talks to Karen Kingsbury

With over 7.8 million copies sold in the Baxter Family series alone and a new collection on the way, Christian fiction star Karen Kingsbury reflects on her writing career. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Optimism High at Premier Christian Fiction Conference

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Bestseller Beth Moore’s Foray Into Christian Fiction

Beth Moore, the author of bestsellers ‘So Long, Insecurity’ and ‘Audacious,’ is breaking into Christian fiction with ‘The Undoing of Saint Silvanus.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Business of Christian Fiction

Pricing pressure and the shifting genre tastes of readers are two big issues for publishers of Christian fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Veterans Form A New Christian Fiction Publishing House

Despite falling sales in fiction, Gilead Publishing is offering a traditional publishing model with advances, royalties, and a tight focus on Christian themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACFW Honors Christian Fiction at Annual Conference

Bestselling author Francine Rivers was among those honored during the 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers Awards, taking home the top Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Awards for Christian Fiction Honor Publishing Vets, New Authors

The Christy Awards for excellence in fiction were presented Monday at the Christian retail show in Orlando. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Update 2015: The Future of Christian Fiction

Despite the much-discussed 15% drop in Christian fiction print unit sales from 2013 to 2014, as reported by Nielsen BookScan, publishers aren’t sounding the category’s death knell yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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No Panic Over 15 Percent Drop in Christian Fiction Sales

Christian publishers are not in panic mode despite recent Nielsen BookScan numbers indicating Christian fiction sales dropped 15 percent from 2013 to 2014. Houses with major fiction programs remain optimistic about the category and are not pulling back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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