Four Kregel Titles Named Christy Award Finalists

October 01, 2021


— Kregel Publications is pleased to announce that four titles have been named finalists for the 2021 Christy Award.

The White Rose Resists: A Novel of the German Students Who Defied Hitler by Amanda Barratt was named a finalist in the Historical category. Amanda Wen was named a finalist in the First Novel category for her debut novel Roots of Wood and Stone. “Far as the Curse is Found” by Amanda Barratt and “Wonders of His Love” by Erica Vetsch were named finalists in the Short Form category. Both of these novellas are a part of Joy to the World: A Regency Christmas Collection.

The winners in each category will be announced via webcast on October 28 at 7 pm central time. The complete list of finalists can be found here.


The Christy Award is the foremost award honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction since 1999, and is named for Catherine Marshall’s novel, “Christy,” which has sold over 10 million copies since its publication in 1967. ECPA assumed ownership and administration of the award in 2017 to focus and grow the unique opportunity of fiction in Christian publishing.

Kregel Publications in 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.