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Congratulations to the winners of the SCWC Notable Book Awards!

This year's Book Expo was held virtually on Feb. 6, 2021--and was a great success!

Books by SCWC members were displayed in a public Book Expo Facebook page and also on The Alabama Baptist website.

A live awards ceremony was broadcast at the Expo to recognize the winners of the SCWC Notable Book Awards.

Those winners were:

Lori Hatcher for Devotional Book

Terry Long for Self-Published Nonfiction

Ellen C. Maze for Self-Published Fiction

Mary Potter Kenyon for Traditionally Published Nonfiction

A.S. Mackey for Traditionally Published Fiction

Click on SCWC Notable Book Awards in the Menu above for more details.


Announcing the 2021 SCWC Dates

Mark your calendar!

The 2021 Southern Christian Writers Conference will be held on June 4-5

The specific format of the annual conference is yet to be determined due to Covid protocols and state requirements, but will be presented either as:

* A virtual conference only


* An in-person conference with limited attendance and vaccination requirements PLUS a virtual conference

Stay tuned for more details AND announcements of keynote speakers and workshop leaders


Just wanted to write you a brief note and let you know how outstanding the conference was this year (as usual!). Each of the classes I attended was excellent.

I am leaving so greatly encouraged and spiritually refreshed! I have laughed, cried, chuckled, and nodded my head in agreement with the speakers. I can’t wait to get started!

Thank you for doing such a fabulous job coordinating the Southern Christian Writers Conference. I am a retired Professional Meeting Planner so I am able to appreciate what all goes on behind the scenes. It was such a great, safe environment in which to learn. Overall, I can sum up my experience by saying this "see you at the next conference".

I know no other conference that compares with this one. It has been more than expected.

There are a lot of hungry and hurting people. Your ministry helps us reach those folks through the ministry of writing. You and your staff probably cannot know the impact the Lord is having in the lives of hundreds of attendees and those they reach. What the Gaithers are to Christian music, you are to the ministry of writing.

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