ACFW Virginia is pleased to announce that the following agents and editors will participate in a live Ask the Experts panel discussion from 4:00-5:00pm on Saturday, November 7.
Following the conference, registrants will have the opportunity to submit one sheets or proposals to select agents and editors. Details regarding submission guidelines will be posted inside the conference portal for paid registrants just prior to the conference.
Please check back often for an updated list of agents and editors.
TAMELA HANCOCK MURRAY has been a literary agent since 2001. She was named Agent of the Year in 2017 by ACFW. She is a bestselling author of over thirty novels, novellas, and nonfiction books, and won an RWA Inspirational Readers Choice Award. Because of her experience, Tamela brings the perspective of a working writer to her role as a literary agent. She represents many top authors and continues to develop new talent. She earned her BA with honors in Journalism from Lynchburg University in Virginia. Today she enjoys living in Northern Virginia with her husband. They are the proud parents of two lovely daughters. Her personal book collection takes up way too much room but that doesn’t stop her from buying more!
ROSEANNA M. WHITE is a bestselling, Christy Award nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. Known for her deep characters and suspenseful plots, she’s acclaimed by Booklist for her “mastery of Christian historical fiction.” When not writing, she’s homeschooling her two kids, editing, designing book covers, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the managing editor for the WhiteFire Publishing Group (WhiteFire, WhiteSpark, Chrism Press, and Ashberry Lane), where she’s honored to work with award-winning authors of amazing talent. She loves nothing more than stories, whether fact or fiction, that shine the light of Christ into the darkness of the world. She and her family make their home in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia. You can learn more about her author world at https://www.roseannamwhite.com/ and the WhiteFire Group at https://whitefire-publishing.com/read/.
DINA DAVIS is an associate editor for Harlequin’s Love Inspired and Love Inspired Suspense. Before starting at Harlequin, she worked as an editorial assistant and assistant editor at Guideposts Books and served internships at Good Housekeeping Research Institute, amNewYork, and Guideposts Magazine. In her free time, Dina loves traveling all over the world, visiting family in Pittsburgh, cheering on the Steelers, consuming stories in any format, and going to brunch with her friends. Her own love story started during her freshman year of college abroad in Florence, Italy, where she met her husband and some of her closest friends. Dina’s interested in acquiring inspirational romance novels that pull the reader into the story with relatable characters, exciting and suspenseful plots, and emotional confessions of love. If your book includes strong female characters, multifaceted villains, and deep romantic conflicts, send it her way! You can find Dina on Twitter @DinaJDavis.
NICOLA MARTINEZ is the editor-in-chief and publisher at Pelican Book Group, a premier publisher of Christian, inspirational fiction and the first publisher to dedicate an entire imprint to promoting purity. She is privileged to work with a cadre of talented staff and authors in their endeavors to spread the Gospel. Nicola is looking for authors who are enthusiastic about their story, make her laugh out loud, empathize with your characters, hate your villain, and fall in love with Christ a little bit more.