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The Art of Writing and The Christy Award™ Gala

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Where: Lipscomb University
1 University Park Dr
Nashville, Tennessee  37204
United States
Contact: Cindy Carter

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Register for either or both events via the   Register   link above.

**BEST DEAL**  The Art of Writing Conference + Christy Award Gala Dinner: Only $99


  • The Art of Writing, will be held from 1-5:30 pm and is designed to bring Christian writers, creatives, storytellers and publishing curators together for a half-day of intensive seminars that celebrate the creative life, provide practical tips for overcoming challenges in a rapidly-changing industry, and answer questions authors are asking. Presenters include Donald Miller (author, StoryBrand), Sarah Arthur (author), and Charles Martin, Carla Laureano and Jerry Jenkins.  More at

  • The Christy Awards Gala, held from 7-9 pm, will honor excellence in Christian fiction and announce the 2018 winners of The Christy Award™. Featured speakers include Charles Martin, Francine Rivers, Carla Laureano and Sarah Arthur.  More at


Single event rates:

  • The Art of Writing conference:  $69
  • Christy Gala Dinner:  $69

Bundle rate:

  • $99 for both events

ECPA member PubU attendee rate:

If you are an ECPA publisher attending PubU, you can register for these events at a discounted price on your PubU registration form.


The inaugural WriterFest Nashville, held November 8-9 at Lipscomb University in Nashville immediately following The Christy Award™ events – offers a 20% registration discount to those registered for the Art of Writing conference, or The Christy Award Gala.  Writerfest Nashville was developed by esteemed NYT bestselling editor Ami McConnell and will feature bestselling authors, screenwriters, and hit-makers.  For more information and to register, go to  Use discount code ECPAWriterFest20 on the WriterFest registration form.



Courtyard Nashville Green Hills

  • 3800 Bedford Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 | Phone: 615-298-7700
  • Room Rates - $199 per night plus taxes and fees. Parking charges are $24 per day.
  • Start date: 11/7/18   End date: 11/8/18   Last day to book: 10/9/18
  • Book your group rate for Christy Award.

Hampton Inn & Suites Green Hills

  • 2324 Crestmoor Road, Nashville, TN 37215 | Phone: 615-777-0001
  • Room Rates - $199 per night plus taxes and fees. 
  • Start date: 11/5/18  End date: 11/8/18  Last day to book: 10/05/18
  • Reservations can be made two ways:
    • Call the hotel directly (615-777-0001) and ask to make a reservation under the PubU-ECPA block, OR
    • Go to -- Insert your arrival and departure dates. Click on "More Options" then "Add Special Rate Codes" and insert ECP.

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