2021 Highly Commended Authors And Writers

These writers have been Highly Commended in the Page Turner Awards 2021.

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Valeria Aloe for "Uncolonized Latinas: Transforming Our Mindsets And Rising Together"

Valeria Aloe is a speaker, award-winning author, and founder of the Rising Together Movement, a global community with the mission of driving economic inclusion and closing the leadership and wealth gaps for Latinas and other women of color. Through in-culture talent development programs, Rising

Christine Hassing for "Hope Has a Cold Nose "

Christine is an exceptional intuitive listener and compassionate mentor with thirty years of experience teaching individuals to find a centeredness in life, in their leadership, and within themselves. A self-employed coach who brings the power of choice, purpose, and hope into the customized

Simone Heng for "Secret Pandemic: The Search for Connection in a Lonely World"

Simone Heng is a human connection specialist and former international broadcaster for Virgin Radio Dubai, HBO Asia, and CNBC, among others. She is an accredited certified speaking professional. With over 20 years of experience around the world as a communicator on-air, on stage, and one-on-one

Junia Wonders for "I Love You Through Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall"

Junia Wonders is the author of the seasonal bestseller The Roll-Away Pumpkin, which has been translated into six languages. Five of her picture books, namely, The Roll-Away Pumpkin, Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe, The Night the Monsters Came, Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?, and I

Naomi V. Dunse… Dunsen-White for "Why Am I Here? A Child's Book About Purpose"

Naomi V. Dunsen-White is a children's author who writes books that represent children of Color. She has a passion for closing the diversity gap that exists in the children’s literature industry and believes that ALL children deserve to have books with characters who look a lot like themselves. She

Rohit Bhargava for "Beyond Diversity - 12 Non-Obvious Ways To Create A More Inclusive World"

Rohit Bhargava is is on a mission to inspire more non-obvious thinking in the world. He is an innovation and marketing expert, skilled facilitator, and keynote speaker. After a successful 15 year career as a brand and marketing strategist at two of the largest agencies in the world (Ogilvy and Leo

Keema Waterfield for "Inside Passage, A Memoir"

Keema Waterfield is the author of Inside Passage, a nomadic childhood memoir set along the wild coast of Southeast Alaska. Waterfield has written for The New York Times, WIRED, Brevity, Scary Mommy, INSIDER, and others. She lives in Missoula, Montana, where she moonlights as a stand-up comic when

Sarah Noll Wilson for "Don't Feed the Elephants! Overcoming the Art of Avoidance to Build Powerful Partnerships"

Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc. is on a mission to help leaders build and rebuild teams. Our goal is to empower leaders to understand and honor the beautiful complexity of the humans they serve. We create a safe, honest environment, preparing people to deal with real-world conflict, have more meaningful