Worthy Publishing Authors and Executives are Nominated for Industry Awards

Worthy Publishing Group congratulates authors and staff on recent award nominations from The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) and The Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference.

The Golden Scroll Awards has named Worthy Publishing as a finalist for Publisher of the Year, honoring the house for its outstanding ministry partnership with its authors. Additional congratulations go to Pamela Clements and Peggy Schaefer for nominations as Non-Fiction Editor of the Year and Fiction Editor of the Year, respectively. Clements is Vice President and Associate Publisher of Worthy Inspired and Ellie Claire imprints and Schaefer serves as Vice President and Associate Publisher of the Worthy Kids and Ideals imprints. Winners will be announced on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association annual conference, which will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center in conjunction with the 2016 Christian International Retail Show.

The Selah Awards, presented by The Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference, have recognized Worthy authors Cynthia Ruchti and Michelle Medlock Adams. Ruchti is a finalist in the Fiction: Novella category for her book Endless Christmas (9781617955877, Worthy Inspired). Adams is nominated twice: Her book When Chocolate Isn’t Enough: An Inspirational Survival Guide for Moms (9781617954795, Worthy Inspired) is a finalist in the Inspiration and Gift category and Trunk or Treat (9780824919573, Worthy Kids/Ideals) is also nominated in the Children’s Book category. The Selah Awards will be announced May 25, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.

“We have been honored to work with an amazing number of remarkable authors during our first five years in publishing,” said Byron Williamson, President and Publisher of the Worthy Publishing Group. “These opportunities reflect the work of talented people that make up the Worthy team.”


About Worthy Publishing: Worthy Publishing Group (www.worthypublishing.com) is a privately held, independent voice in inspirational publishing, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Worthy has four imprints: Worthy Books publishes a broad spectrum of genres, including current events, pop culture, biography, fiction, spiritual growth, and specialized Bibles; WorthyKids and its Ideals imprint create colorful, interactive children’s books, including VeggieTales and Berenstain Bears, for ages 2 to 8; Ellie Claire produces beautifully crafted journals, gifts, and paper expressions; and Worthy Inspired publishes inspirational felt-need, personal growth, and devotional books.