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Omega Writers Presents the 2022 CALEB Award Finalists

The books and manuscripts have been read, the score sheets completed, and the totals calculated.

That means it’s time to announce our finalists!

I am delighted to announce the finalists in the 2022 CALEB Awards from Omega Writers: Christian Authors Lifting Each other’s Books.

Published Adult Fiction

The winner will receive a $300 cash prize and trophy.
  • Dusk’s Darkest Shores by Carolyn Miller
  • Fake Identity at Stake by Lisa Renee
  • In Want of a Wife by Meredith Resce

Published Young Adult Fiction

The winner will receive a $300 cash prize and trophy.
  • Finding Joy by Elaine Fraser
  • Framing Fleur by Jenny Glazebrook
  • Elite by Kristen Young

Published Nonfiction

The winner will receive a $300 cash prize and trophy.
  • Skinny Girl by Susan Brown
  • Two Sisters and Brain Tumor by Emily Maurits
  • Surviving Childlessness by Steph Penny

Unpublished Adult Fiction

The winner will receive editing services from Iola Goulton at Christian Editing Services to the value of $400.

  • Dienece Darling
  • Samantha Oritz
  • Suzie Pybus

Unpublished Nonfiction

The winner will receive a Manuscript Review and Feedback from Nicole Partridge to the value of $400.

  • Craig Chapman
  • Barbara McKay
  • Stephanie Walters
  • Susan Barnes

Judging for the Unpublished categories is anonymous, so we can’t tell you the titles.

Congratulations to all our finalists!

It’s great to see a combination of familiar and new names on the lists.

The winners will be announced on the evening of Saturday 8 October as part of the Omega Writers Conference. Click here to find out more.

The conference is not being streamed online, but we will try to livestream the awards ceremony (technology permitting!).

If you haven’t yet booked to attend the Omega Writers Conference, then I have good news: the committee have extended the earlybird rate. Sign up by 18 July to save $50. Omega members can save even more – you can find the discount code in the members area of the website.