Many among our Christian Authors Network have been seen and heard, caught out and about spreading the word on their books, their message, and most importantly, the love and provision of our precious Father.

Here’s where you may catch them:

Susan Neal, CEO of Christian Authors Network (CAN) and Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA), was a featured speaker at The Well Conference for Creatives in Hudsonville, Michigan in April. In addition to her faculty sessions, Susan announced the winners of the Christian Indie Awards and the CAN Marketing Awards with a live presentation for the first time during their awards banquet. For more information on this conference, already slated for April of 2024, visit .

Susan Neal, CEO of CAN /CIPA

For more information on Susan, visit her website at

Ava Pennington Ava Pennington’s story, “The Last Laugh” is published in Chicken Soup for the Soul’s newest release, Well, That Was Funny this month. This is the 29th Chicken Soup for the Soul book Ava has been published in! 

Ava Pennington

For more information on Ava, visit her website at

Karen Whiting has been busier than ever. In addition to these upcoming radio or podcast interviews:

May 3, 3 PM (recording)Mark Cravens, Hope Along the Journey

May 10 WMUZ, live  with host Chris Atonal

Plus, she’s released two articles for Crosswalk and Metro Voice News. See these links: more information on Karen, visit her website at

Congratulations to all of our writers who received awards at the Christian Indie Awards in April. You may find a list of all award winners and their books here:

Janet Morris Grimes

Seen and Heard

Janet is the new host for the 2nd and 4th Friday posts. Here at the Christian Authors Network, Seen and Heard is our way of sharing fun and interesting tidbits about our members. If you have a newsworthy item for ‘Seen and Heard,’ please contact Janet through her website at

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