Catholic Arts and Letters Award Finalists Announced!

It is with great excitement that the Catholic Writers Guild announces our finalists for the 2014 Catholic Arts and Letters Award for Fiction! We want to thank all of you who entered the contest. Our judges had many terrific things to say about all the entries this year. The quality was remarkable, and we truly appreciate your dedication to Catholic fiction.

Our finalists in the category of Adult Fiction are:

Treason by Dena Hunt
A Hero for the People by Arthur Powers
Rapunzel Let Down by Regina Doman

And our finalists in the category of YA/Children are:

The King’s Gambit John McNichol
aka Genius by Marilee Haynes
The Gate by Nancy Carabio Belanger

The winners of the CALA will be announced July 31st at the Thursday morning breakfast sponsored by CMN at the CMN Trade Show in Schaumburg, Illinois. For information on attending this show, please email me at and I’ll send you information on how to register.

Again, thank you to all of you for entering the CALA and God bless you!

About Ellen Gable Hrkach

Ellen Gable Hrkach is an award-winning, Amazon bestselling author. Her five books have been downloaded over 620,000 times on Kindle. Currently, she works as the Marketing Director for Live the Fast, a non-profit Roman Catholic apostolate based in Boston. She does freelance writing and editing for a variety of other websites, she blogs at "Plot Line & Sinker" and is also self-publishing book consultant and a publisher. She and her husband are the parents of five sons ages 16 to 28 and live in Pakenham, Ontario. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys playing board games with her family, watching classic movies on TCM and reading on her Kindle.
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One Response to Catholic Arts and Letters Award Finalists Announced!

  1. How exciting! Congrats to all who are in the running. Maybe next year I’ll bust a move and actually be brave enough to offer an entry :)
    Good Luck and God Bless to all!