CBA bestselling and award-winning author, Anita Higman, has forty-five books published and has been honored in the past as a Barnes & Noble “Author of the Month” for Houston.
Anita Higman has a BA degree in the combined fields of speech communication, psychology, and art from Southern Nazarene University, and she is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. Anita has been featured on The Harvest Show, a Christian program with eight million regular viewers, Disney Radio, and Houston’s TBN and PBS.
Some of Ms. Higman’s publishers have been Guideposts/Summerside Press, Barbour Publishing, McGrawHill, Roman & Littlefield, Lillenas Drama, Moody Publishers, Abingdon Press, Standard Publishing, Bethany House, and Simon & Schuster/Howard Publishing.
Her coauthored book, Love Finds You Under the Mistletoe, was on the Nielsen’s bestseller list for five weeks for religious adult fiction and #6 on the CBA bestseller list for fiction.
- Anita received an outstanding alumni award from Southern Nazarene University.
- Anita has been honored as a Barnes & Noble “Author of the Month” for Houston.
- Anita won a Cascade Award for the book Where God Finds You.
- Winter in Full Bloom was nominated for an Inspy Award.
- A Marriage in Middlebury was chosen to be a Fresh Pick at Fresh Fiction.
- Winter in Full Bloom was a Selah Award finalist.
- Where God Finds You was a finalist in the 2013 Selah Awards.
- A Merry Little Christmas was a finalist in the 2013 Selah Awards.
- A Merry Little Christmas won a 2013 Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award (first place).
- Where God Finds You was a Book of the Month (second place) for The Book Club Network.
- Once Upon a Christmas Eve won a 2011 Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award (first place).
- Anita’s coauthored book entitled, A Tribute to Early Texas, won a San Antonio Conservation Society Citation.
- A Tribute to Early Texas also won a Westerners International Book Award.
- Anita was named a Favorite New Author in the 15th Annual Heartsong Presents Awards.
- In the 16th Annual Heartsong Presents Awards Anita’s coauthored novel, Castles in the Air, was one of the winners in the Favorite Contemporary Romance category.
- Anita contributed to an animation script that won a Gold Remi Award.
- Anita won two awards for her contribution to literacy and has raised thousands of dollars for literacy with her book, I Can Be Anything, while serving on the board of directors of Literacy Advance of Houston.