2021 Judges

Meet our judges for the Page Turner Awards 2021!

Elaine Bousfield and ZunTold Publishing is judging our 2021 Young Writer Award and wants to find a young writer to publish!

Elaine Bousfield and ZunTold Publishing is judging our 2021 Young Writer Award and wants to find a young writer to publish! Elaine runs ZunTold Publishing, an independent publishing house based in Manchester focusing on diverse fiction for young people.

ZunTold is a brand new and independent

Samar Hammam

Samar Hammam is judging the 2021 Writing Award and searching for a writer to represent and publish! She founded Rocking Chair Books Literary Agency in 2013 after six years as a Director at Toby Eady Associates. Prior to that she worked as a literary scout in New York City for Linda Clark Associates

Alison Howard juding a 2021 writing contest

Alison Howard is a bilingual editor with 15 years’ global publishing house editorial support experience for both the creative and business aspects of writing genres, covering everything from academia and travel to crime fiction and children’s books.

She has helped self-confessed idle scribes to

Kizzy Thomson

Kizzy Thomson is judging the 2021 Page Turner Awards and dead keen on finding a non-fiction writer to represent and publish. Kizzy runs KT Literary Agency (KTLA), a specialist non-fiction agency, founded and launched in 2017.

Previously, LikeMyNovel.com, an online literary agency and authors’

Kelly Rinne judging the eBook Award

Kelly Rinne is a bit of a polymath. Her career has spanned live theatre as a designer, FM radio host in a major market, and website developer for Big Three automotive as a resident of the Midwest in the United States.

She made her start in the opera, where she gained a deep appreciation for the

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2021

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2021. Jenni has been an editor with Young Writers for ten years, selecting, editing and judging stories and poems from young authors from across the UK and USA.

Jenni's favourite part of the job is

JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

JD is co-founder of 5x5 Productions and has relationships that span from publishing houses, best-selling authors, screenwriters and studio executives - all of  which

Christine Green

Christine Green Authors’ Agent was founded in 1984 by Christine Green. Christine is judging the Writing Awards and wants to find a writer to represent and publish.

Christine Green Authors' Agent has been representing writers in Britain and around the world for three decades.

Amongst other

Jennifer Herrington

Jennifer Herrington is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

Jennifer started her career on the editorial side of publishing with Kensington Books Publishing’s

Analieze Cervantes, literary agent looking for writers

Literary agent, Analieze Cervantes, is actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award and our Young Writer Award in 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

Analieze is a graduate from Cal State San Bernardino where she studied

Natalie Trice

Natalie Trice was thrilled to be a judge in our 2020 eBook Award and is delighted to be joining the judging panel for 2021 to judge the Young Writer Award.

Natalie is a PR Director based in Devon. From CEOs of international TV channels and Finance Directors of IT companies, to authors

Ian Lewis from Farnham Films is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award.

Ian Lewis from Farnham Films is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award.

Ian began his career in film and television drama in Austria. After which he worked his way through film cutting rooms, research, and production management in the UK before becoming a director. He has directed a great many

Donia Youssef

Donia Youssef is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award. She works in TV and film with experience reading many scripts. Donia is currently working with a professional script doctor on a few of her scripts for a TV series, animation and feature film.

Award Winning Author, Donia is playing to her

Rita Rosenkranz literary agent actively looking for writers to represent

Rita Rosenkranz is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

A well-established agent, who began her career as an editor at major publishing houses, Rita represents

Jordan Rosenfeld

Jordan Rosenfeld is judging our 2021 eBook Award.

She is the author of six books on the craft of writing, most recently How to Write a Page Turner, and the bestselling Make A Scene. Her freelance articles and essays have appeared in such places as The Atlantic, the New York Times, Scientific

Angela Marshall Mentoring Prize

Angela Marshall will be judging our 2021 Writing Award with the aim of offering one winner a Mentoring Prize worth up to $2500.00 USD.

Angela has been working with writing challenged clients for over 12 years. She provides ghost-writing, coaching, procedural writing, speech writing assistance and

Writer, journalist, activist and author of Daughters of Smoke and Fire, is judging our eBook Award in 2021.

Writer, journalist, activist and author of Daughters of Smoke and Fire, is judging our eBook Award in 2021.

Daughters of Smoke and Fire (May 2020) is her debut novel published by Harper Collins in Canada & ABRAMS in the US. Ava's collection of short stories Echoes from the Other Land (Mawenzi

Rosemarie Hudson, the publisher at HopeRoad looking to publish YA

Rosemarie Hudson, the publisher at HopeRoad, is judging our Young Writer Award as she is keen to find some exciting YA to publish!

Rosemarie was recently joined in her venture by Pete Ayrton, founder of the hugely respected independent publisher Serpent’s Tail. Pete is Editor of HopeRoad’s new

Stephen Hodges judging the Page Turner Awards

Stephen Hodges judged our 2020 Awards and is delighted to join our 2021 Awards. Stephen is a LA Based Film Scout, Creative Producer and Development Executive with experience that ranges from a lead role inside the world’s largest toy manufacturer to an entrepreneur running a production company

Sean Campbell

Sean Campbell is judging the Writing Award and searching for a writer to publish! He is the founder and editor of époque press, an independent publisher of literary fiction. Their books include The Wooden Hill by Jamie Guiney, shortlisted for the Saboteur award 2019 Best Collection of Short Stories

Kelly Boyer Sagert

Kelly Boyer Sagert is judging our 2021 eBook Award. She's a professional writer, editor, and coach with decades of experience, and is a member of the prestigious American Society of Professional Journalists and Authors (ASJA). She is an experienced ghostwriter, as well, with nearly 15 years of

Martina Mercer

Working Mum of the Year, Freelance PR Manager and editor of Sunday Woman, Martina Mercer is judging our eBook Award in 2021.

Martina Mercer is an award-winning mum of three who has endured many struggles in her life with a smile. Her story is known worldwide, while her business acumen, writing

Yasmin Kane

Yasmin Kane judged our 2020 Awards and enjoyed the process so much and was delighted with the results that she is joining our 2021 judging panel. As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent, she is thrilled to be judging the Writing Award.

A literary agent for 15 years, Yasmin set up her

Anja Widmann literary agent actively looking for writers to represent

Anja Widmann is actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award in 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

Anja has been an international literary agent with Eulama Lit.Ag. for over 10 years. In that capacity, she has worked

Lauren Cribb Peacock is a film producer looking for scripts to option

Lauren Cribb Peacock is a film producer/writer looking for interesting projects and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award. Lauren has worked as a Producer in the entertainment industry for a decade and has collaborated with such clients as Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Lindsey Vonn, and Emmy

Hero Brown, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Muddy Stilettos, is judging the Young Writer Award in 2021.

Hero Brown, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Muddy Stilettos, is judging the Young Writer Award in 2021.

A national journalist with over 25 years’ experience with top broadsheets and glossy magazines, Hero has been Editor of the Independent on Sunday magazine, Deputy Editor of Red magazine and