2017 Golden Scroll Awards

June 30, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) has announced their winners for the 2017 Golden Scroll Awards. Kregel Publications was awarded Publisher of the Year. Managing editor Steve Barclift was also awarded Nonfiction Editor of the Year. Kregel author Letitia Suk received a Nonfiction Merit Award for her book Getaway with God. Margot Starbuck also received a Nonfiction Merit Award for He Knows Your Name.

AWSA author Letitia Suk says of Kregel, "I'm proud to have Kregel's name on my book and so grateful for their support and investment in me." And of Steve Barclift she comments, "Steve is sharp and smart about business, but always has time for his authors."

Regarding his award, Steve Barclift says, "I know this is what every winner of an award is expected to say, but I truly am honored and thankful for this recognition. And humbled. I made new friends and visited with old friends at the AWSA banquet, which was great fun."

Dennis Hillman, publisher at Kregel, remarked, "It is very gratifying to see our authors recognized for their work by their peers and especially gratifying to have our own managing editor, Steve Barclift, recognized for this outstanding support and promotion of authors. We are also grateful for the award for Publisher of the Year. Kregel Publications has strived to be a place where writers can feel they have a home. AWSA’s recognition is therefore all the more appreciated by our ownership and staff."

AWSA announced the winners at the 2017 Golden Scroll Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 27, at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel Continental Ball Room in Cincinnati, Ohio.

AWSA, the sponsor of the Golden Scroll Awards, is an outreach of Right to the Heart Ministries and consists of over 500 top International Christian Retail Show women authors who both publish and speak nationally.

Kregel Publications is an evangelical Christian publisher that aims to develop and distribute--with integrity and excellence--trusted, biblically based resources that lead individuals to know and serve Jesus Christ.